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2021 IIHF World Junior Championships: Day 4 Recap

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J-J Peterka records two assists in Germany’s win

Germany v Finland: Preliminary Round Group A - 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship Photo by Codie McLachlan/Getty Images

Buffalo Sabres prospect J-J Peterka recorded two assists, including one on the overtime game-winner, in Germany’s 4-3 win over Slovakia Monday night in IIHF World Junior Championships action.

Peterka, who was also wearing the ‘A’ for his team, finished the night with two assists and three shots on goal. He played a total of 29:41 - including a whopping 3:30 of 4:01 in overtime! Peterka assisted on Florian Elias’ power-play goal late in the second period that tied the game at three, then notched the primary assist on the game-winner, also a power-play tally.

Sweden 4, Austria 0

Sweden goals: Noel Gunler (2), Theodor Niederbach, Lucas Raymond

Hugo Alnefelt (W): 6-save shutout

Sebastian Wraneschitz: 61 saves on 65 shots

Germany 4, Slovakia 3 (OT)

Germany goals: Tim Stutzle (2), Florian Elias, Mario Zimmermann (OT)

Slovakia goals: Michal Mrazik (2), Oleksiy Myklukha

Florian Bugl (W): 22 saves on 25 shots

Simon Latkoczy: 28 saves on 32 shots

Group A Standings:

1. Canada (2-0)

2. Finland (2-0)

3. Slovakia (1-0-1-1)

4. Germany (0-1-2)

5. Switzerland (0-2)

Group B Standings:

1. Sweden (2-0)

2. United States (1-1)

3. Russia (1-1)

4. Czech Republic (1-1)

5. Austria (0-2)

Tuesday’s games:

United States vs. Czech Republic, 2 p.m. ET

Canada vs. Switzerland, 6 p.m. ET

Austria vs. Russia, 9:30 p.m. ET

All televised on NHL Network in U.S. and TSN in Canada.