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2021 IIHF Men’s World Championships: USA Beats Canada 5-1

There have been some interesting results so far in the tournament.

2021 IIHF World Championship, Group B: Canada vs USA Photo by Natalia Fedosenko\TASS via Getty Images

The 2021 IIHF Men’s World Championships continue in Riga, Latvia, and so far, there have been some interesting results. Canada is now 0-2 for the first time ever, and the United States captured a win with a four-goal margin over Canada, the largest for the Americans through 48 Worlds games and 18 Olympic Games between the two teams.

Germany, Russia, Slovakia and Switzerland remain undefeated.

Here are your Sabres-relevant stats after another day of tournament action:

Colin Miller (CAN): 2 GP - 0 G - 0 A

Victor Olofsson (SWE): 2 GP - 0 G - 0 A

JJ Peterka (GER): 0 GP - 0 G - 0 A

Lawrence Pilut (SWE): 2 GP - 0 G - 0 A

Tobias Rieder (GER): 2 GP - 1 G - 0 A

Arttu Ruotsalainen (FIN): 2 GP - 0 G - 0 A

Tage Thompson (USA): 2 GP - 0 G - 0 A

Slovakia 2, Great Britain 1

Slovakia goals: Marek Hrivik, Robert Lantosi

Great Britain goal: Liam Kirk

Norway 4, Italy 1

Norway goals: Matthias Tretendes (3), Mats Rosseli Olsen

Italy goal: Daniel Frank

Belarus 1, Sweden 0

Belarus goal: German Nesterov

Sweden goal: None

Kazakhstan 2, Finland 1 (SO)

Kazakhstan goals: Anton Lundell

Finland goals: Kirill Panyukov

Switzerland 1, Denmark 0

Switzerland goal: Timo Meier

Denmark goal: None

United States 5, Canada 1

United States goals: Jason Robertson, Adam Clendening, Trevor Moore (2), Matt Tennyson

Canada goal: Maxime Comtois

Monday’s Games

9:00 a.m., Slovakia vs. Russia (Live on NHLN)

9:00 a.m. Latvia vs. Italy

1:00 p.m., Czech Republic vs. Belarus

1:00 p.m., Germany vs. Canada (Live on NHLN) - Rieder, Miller, possibly Peterka