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2020 IIHF World Junior Championships: Weekend Recap

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Canada falls, USA wins

Czech Republic v Switzerland - 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images

In case you missed any of this weekend’s action at the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championships, here’s a recap of the games from this weekend.

Finland 8, Slovakia 1

Finnish goals: Patrik Puistola, Aku Raty (2), Joonas Oden, Aatu Raty, Mikko Kokkonen, Eemil Erholtz, Ville Petman

Slovakia goal: Robert Dzugan

Justus Annunen: 25 saves on 26 shots faced

Samuel Vyletelka: 19 saves on 25 shots faced (34:51)

Samuel Hlavaj: 13 saves on 15 shots faced (25:09)

Germany 4, Czech Republic 3

Germany goals: Lukas Reichel, John Peterka, Dominik Bokk (2)

Czech goals: Martin Has, Jan Jenik, Libor Zabransky

Lukas Dostal: 21 saves on 25 shots faced

Hendrik Hane: 27 saves on 30 shots faced

Matej Pekar: 1 assist, 4 penalty minutes, 1 face-off taken (won); 1 shot; 6:37 ice time

Russia 6, Canada 0

Russian goals: Alexander Khovanov, Pavel Dorofeyev, Nikita Rtishev, Nikita Alexandrov, Yegor Sokolov, Grigori Denisenko

Amir Miftakhov: 28 saves on 28 shots faced

Joel Hofer: 20 saves on 22 shots faced

Nicolas Daws: 14 saves on 18 shots faced

Dylan Cozens: 5 face-off wins, 4 losses; 3 shots on goal; 14:02 ice time

Sweden 5, Switzerland 2

Swedish goals: Samuel Fagemo (2), Nils Hollander, Karl Henriksson, Lucas Raymond

Swiss goals: Gilian Kohler, Nico Gross

Hugo Alnefelt: 25 saves on 27 shots faced

Stephane Carlin: 9 saves on 10 shots faced (30:58)

Luca Hollenstein: 13 saves on 17 shots faced (29:02)

Finland 7, Kazakhstan 1

Finnish goals: Patrik Puistola (2), Kristian Tanus, Matias Maccelli, Aatu Raty, Mikko Kokkonen, Kim Nousiainen

Kazakhstan goal: Andrei Buyalski

Kari Piiroinen: 21 saves on 22 shots faced

Roman Kalmykov: 27 saves on 34 shots faced

United States 3, Russia 1

US goals: Arthur Kaliyev (2), Nicholas Robertson

Russian goal: Alexander Romanov

Spencer Knight: 25 saves on 26 shots faced

Amir Miftakhov: 15 saves on 18 shots faced (41:20)

Yaroslavl Askarov: 6 saves on 6 shots faced (16:35)

Mattias Samuelsson: 0 points, 2 shots, plus-2, 19:36 ice time

Group A Standings

  1. Finland (2-0-1-0)
  2. Sweden (1-1-0-0)
  3. Switzerland (1-0-0-1)
  4. Slovakia (1-0-0-1)
  5. Kazakhstan (0-0-0-3)

Group B Standings

  1. USA (2-0-0-1)
  2. Czech Republic (1-0-0-1)
  3. Germany (1-0-0-1)
  4. Canada (1-0-0-1)
  5. Russia (1-0-0-2)