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WJC Recap: Slovakia Stuns USA and Mittelstadt’s Goal Highlight Day Three

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Slovakia pulls a major upset on Team USA. Finland, Sweden and Russia also win

2017 NHL Draft - Round One Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Game 1: Finland (1-1-0) vs Denmark (0-2-0)

Final Score: Finland 4 | Denmark 1

Finland Goal Scorers: Koppanen (Bruins), Rasanen (Oilers), Valimaki (Flames) and Jokiharju (Blackhawks)

Denmark Goal Scorers: Krag (Blues)

Sabres Prospects: Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen 6 saves on 7 shots and .857 save percentage

Game 2: Russia (1-1-0) vs Switzerland (1-1-0)

Final Score: Russia 5 | Switzerland 2

Russia Goal Scorers: Syomin, Kostin (Blues), Kayumov (Blackhawks), Ivanov and Abramov (Blue Jackets)

Switzerland Goal Scorers: Miranda and Jager

Game 3: Sweden (2-0-0) vs Czech Republic (1-1-0)

Final Score: Sweden 3 | Czech Republic 1

Sweden Goal Scorers: Davidsson (Sabres), Pettersson (Canucks) and Nylander (Sabres)

Czech Republic Goal Scorers: Zadina (18’ DE)

Sabres Prospects: Marcus Davidsson - 1 G, 0 A, 1 SOG, 9:27 TOI | Alex Nylander - 1 G, 0 A, 5 SOG, 20:19 TOI | Vojtech Budik - 0 G, 0 A, 0 SOG, 17:49 TOI

Game 4: Slovakia (1-1-0) vs USA (1-1-0)

Final Score: Slovakia 3 | USA 2

Slovakia Goal Scorers: Krivosik x2 and Bucek

USA Goal Scorers: Tkachuk (18’ DE) and Mittelstadt (Sabres)

Sabres Prospects: Casey Mittelstadt - 1 G, 0 A, 4 SOG, 18:40 TOI

Players to Watch Update

Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen: 1-1-0 | .871 save percentage | 2.54 GAA | 34 saves on 39 shots

Marcus Davidsson: 2 GP | 1 G | 0 A | 1 PTS | 2 SOG

Alex Nylander: 2 GP | 1 G | 3 A | 4 PTS | 8 SOG

Vojtech Budik: 2 GP | 0 G | 0 A | 0 PTS | 0 SOG

Rasmus Dahlin: 2 GP | 0 G | 4 A | 4 PTS | 5 SOG

Filip Zadina: 2 GP | 2 G | 1 A | 3 PTS | 10 SOG

Casey Mittelstadt: 2 GP | 3 G | 0 A | 3 PTS | 7 SOG

Brady Tkachuk: 2 GP | 1 G | 1 A | 2 PTS | 6 SOG

Andrei Svechnikov: 2 GP | 0 G | 2 A | 2 PTS | 4 SOG

Quinn Hughes : 2 GP | 0 G | 2 A | 2 PTS | 4 SOG

Standings Group A

1. Canada 2-0-0 | 6 PTS | +8

2. USA 1-1-0 | 3 PTS | +8

3. Finland 1-1-0 | 3 PTS | +1

4. Slovakia 1-1-0 | 3 PTS | -5

5. Denmark 0-2-0 | 0 PTS | -12

Standings Group B

1. Sweden 2-0-0 | 6 PTS | +7

2. Russia 1-1-0 | 3 PTS | +2

3. Czech Republic 1-1-0 | 3 PTS | -1

4. Switzerland 1-1-0 | 3 PTS | -2

5. Belarus 0-2-0 | 0 PTS | -6