Sweden beats Latvia, Switzerland routs Denmark at males’s hockey world championship

Sweden killed off a 5-minute main earlier than scoring three targets in a 26-second span within the center interval to drag away from Latvia in a 7-2 win that clinched a playoff-round berth on the males’s world hockey championships on Saturday in Prague.

The Swedes, who haven’t trailed within the event, preserved their excellent report via 5 video games to guide Group B.

Latvia pulled even at 2-2 within the second in Ostrava however didn’t capitalize after Rasmus Dahlin acquired a 5-minute main and sport misconduct for charging. The Buffalo Sabres defenseman had opened the scoring for Sweden within the first interval.

Fabian Zetterlund of the San Jose Sharks then scored twice in a 17-second span. 9 seconds later, Minnesota Wild middle Joel Eriksson Ek netted to make it 5-2. Wild teammate Marcus Johansson had a purpose and two assists.

In Prague, Switzerland sealed a playoff-round spot with a 8-0 rout of Denmark. Los Angeles Kings winger Kevin Fiala scored two targets and had an help.

New Jersey Devils middle Nico Hischier opened the scoring and added two assists to go away the Danes in peril of not advancing.

The victory moved unbeaten Switzerland atop Group A with 14 factors. The end result additionally certified Canada for the knockout section.

Canada performs Finland later Saturday with an opportunity to take the highest spot. Additionally later in Group A, the Czech Republic faces Britain, which is winless however has been aggressive because it tries to keep away from a last-place end and relegation.

In Group B later, Germany faces Poland, whereas France takes on Slovakia.

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