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2020 IIHF World Junior Championships: Day 6 Recap

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Russia, Canada win big

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Sweden 6, Slovakia 2

Sweden goals: Alexander Holtz (2), Albin Eriksson, Philip Broberg, Oskar Back, Samuel Fagemo

Slovakia goals: Kristian Kovacik, Robert Dzugan

Hugo Alnefelt: 16 saves on 18 shots faced

Sabres prospect Erik Portillo was the backup goaltender.

Samuel Hlavaj: 36 saves on 42 shots faced

Russia 6, Germany 1

Russia goals: Kirill Marchenko (2), Grigori Denisenko, Pavel Dorofeyev (2), Dmitri Voronkov

Germany goal: Nino Kinder

Yaroslav Askarov: 22 saves on 23 shots faced

Hendrick Hane: 21 saves on 26 shots faced (40:00)

Tobias Ancicka: 4 saves on 5 shots faced (20:00)

Switzerland 5, Finland 2

Switzerland goals: Fabian Berri (2), Gaetan Jobin, Simon Knak, Valentin Nussbaumer

Finland goals: Anttoni Honka, Joonas Oden

Stephane Charlin: 36 saves on 38 shots faced

Justus Annunen: 17 saves on 21 shots faced (58:13)

Canada 7, Czech Republic 2

Canada goals: Joe Veleno, Nolan Foote, Barrett Hayton, Connor McMichael, Liam Foudy, Dylan Cozens, Jared McIsaac

Czech Republic goals: Vojtech Strondala, Libor Zabransky

Joel Hofer: 17 saves on 19 shots faced

Nick Malik: 19 saves on 22 shot faced (45:30)

Lukas Parik: 5 saves on 9 shots faced (14:30)

Dylan Cozens was named Player of the Game for Team Canada, with one goal, three assists, three shots on goal, a plus-2 and 15:44 ice time.

Thursday’s Action

Germany vs. Kazakhstan

Switzerland vs. Russia

Canada vs. Slovakia

United States vs. Finland

Sweden vs. Czech Republic