Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel recorded two assists in the United States’ 3-2 overtime victory over Finland in day four of the 2019 IIHF World Championships. Eichel assisted on regulation goals by Brady Skjei and Johnny Gaudreau; Dylan Larkin had the game-winning tally.
Elsewhere, Canada won an entertaining game against Slovakia, while Sweden dominated Norway. Russia also shut out the Czech Republic.
United States 3, Finland 2 (OT)
United States goals: Brady Skjei; Johnny Gaudreau; Dylan Larkin
Finland goals: Harri Pesonen; Niko Ojamaki
Skjei scores in the first minute of play to give Team USA a 1-0 lead, DeBrincat and Eichel assist #IIHFWorlds #NYR #Sabres #Blackahwks pic.twitter.com/jSLVTMXPcc— Shayna (@hayyyshayyy) May 13, 2019
Jack Eichel: 0g, 2a, 2 points, 0 PIM, 2 shots, plus-3, 18:52 ice time
Russia 3, Czech Republic 0
Russia goals: Sergei Andronov, Nikita Gusev, Nikita Zaitsev
Czech Republic goals: none
Slovakia 5, Canada 6
Slovakia goals: Matus Sukel, Adam Liska, Ladislav Nagy, Adam Liska, Matus Sukel
Canada goals: Anthony Mantha, Shea Theodore, Jonathan Marchessault, Anthony Cirelli, Troy Stecher, Mark Stone (GWG with 1.8 seconds left)
Sam Reinhart: 0g, 1a, 1 points, 0 PIM, 0 shots, 11:35 ice time
Brandon Montour: 0g, 0a, 0 points, 0 PIM, 1 shot, minus-2, 11:01 ice time*
*Montour left Monday’s game with an undisclosed injury.
Norway 1, Sweden 9
Norway goals: Mathias Trettenes
Sweden goals: Alexander Wennberg, Patric Hornqvist, William Nylander, Adrian Kempe, Patric Hornqvist, Mario Kempe, Alexander Wennberg, Loui Eriksson, Oskar Lindblom
Tomorrow’s Games (Tuesday)
(*Asterisk denotes game is televised on NHL Network US).
10 am: Denmark vs. Great Britain*, Latvia vs. Italy
2 pm: France vs. Germany, Austria vs. Switzerland*