2019 IIHF World Championships: Day 2 Update

US, Canada inactive as Switzerland, Czechs come out on top

Buffalo Sabres’ Jack Eichel, Sam Reinhart and Brandon Montour were all inactive on the second day of the 2019 IIHF World Championships as both Team USA and Team Canada had a day off. Denmark, Switzerland, Germany, Latvia, Finland and the Czech Republic all came out on top in their respective games; Mike Hammond scored the first Worlds goal for Great Britain in 15 years, and 2019 NHL Draft-eligible Kaapo Kakko had a hat trick.

Denmark 5, France 4

Denmark goals: Frederik Storm, Markus Lauridsen, Lars Eller, Jesper Jensen, Frederik Storm (SO)

France goals: Charles Bertrand, Olivier Dame-Malka, Damien Fleury, Valentin Claireaux

Switzerland 9, Italy 0

Switzerland goals: Kevin Fiala, Gregory Hofmann, Lino Martschini, Vincent Praplan, Simon Moser, Kevin Fiala, Kevin Fiala, Romain Loeffel, Nico Hischier

Italy goals: None

Germany 3, Great Britain 1

Germany goals: Moritz Seider, Yasin Ehliz, Leon Draisaitl

Great Britain goals: Mike Hammond

Latvia 5, Austria 2

Latvia goals: Rudolfs Blazers, Lauris Darzins, Rodrigo Abols, Gints Meija, Ronalds Kenins

Austria goals: Michael Raffel, Raphael Herburger

Slovakia 2, Finland 4

Slovakia goals: Erik Cernak, Martin Marincin

Finland goals: Petteri Lindbohm, Kaapo Kakko, Kaapo Kakko, Kaapo Kakko

Norway 2, Czech Republic 7

Norway goals: Tobias Lindstrom, Sondre Olden

Czech Republic goals: Filip Hronek, Filip Hronek, Michael Frolik, Michael Frolik, Michal Repik, Filip Chytil, Dominik Kubalik

Tomorrow’s Games (Sunday)

(*Asterisk denotes game is televised on NHL Network US).

6 am: United States vs. France*, Russia vs. Austria

10 am: Denmark vs. Germany, Italy vs. Sweden*

2 pm: Great Britain vs. Canada*, Latvia vs. Switzerland