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