2019 IIHF World Championships: Day 6 Update

USA wins, Russia shuts out Italy

Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel registered one assist in the United States’ 6-3 win over Great Britain on day six of the 2019 IIHF World Championships.

Elsewhere, Russia dominated Italy by a score of 10-0 powered by goals from - among others - Ovechkin, Dadonov and Zaitsev. Old friend Andrej Sekera scored in Slovakia’s 2-3 loss to Germany, while Mikhail Grigorenko tallied in Russia’s win.

Switzerland also topped Norway.

United States 6, Great Britain 3

United States goals: James van Riemsdyk, Clayton Keller, Chris Kreider, Alex DeBrincat, Patrick Kane, Derek Ryan

Great Britain goals: Mike Hammond, Brett Perlini, Ben Davies

Jack Eichel: 0g, 1a, 1 point, 0 PIM, 4 shots, plus-1, 20:18 ice time

Switzerland 4, Norway 1

Switzerland goals: Andres Ambuhl, Nico Haschier, Gregory Hoffmann, Andres Ambuhl

Norway goals: Tobias Lindstrom

Germany 3, Slovakia 2

Germany goals: Marc Michaelis, Markus Eisenschmid, Leon Draisaitl (GWG with 27 seconds left)

Slovakia goals: Andrej Sekera, Libor Hudacek

Russia 10, Italy 0

Russia goals: Nikita Zaitsev, Dinar Khafizullin, Evgeni Kuznetsov, Alexander Ovechkin, Evgeni Kuznetsov, Ilya Kovalchuk, Evgeni Dadonov, Mikhail Grigorenko, Nikita Kucherov, Evgeni Dadonov

Italy goals: none

Tomorrow’s Games (Thursday)

(*Asterisk denotes game is televised on NHL Network US).

10 am: CAN vs. FRA*, SWE vs. AUT

2 pm: FIN vs. DEN*, CZE vs. LAT