World Championship Recap: May 13 | BLOG
The 2022 IIHF World Championship kicked off Friday in Finland. For more details on how the Devils players performed, read below.
CANADA 5, GERMANY 3
Canada: Damon Severson, Ryan Graves, Dawson Mercer
Pierre-Luc Dubois scored twice for Canada as they triumphed 5-3 against Germany on Friday at the Ice Hotel in Helsinki. Cole Sillinger, Kent Johnson and Noah Gregor also scored for Team Canada.
Devils center Dawson Mercer had an assist in the game. Devils defensemen Damon Severson (20:51) and Ryan Graves (16:28) both recorded significant ice time. Graves added two shots and a plus-1.
Next: Canada will face Italy on Sunday.
USA 4, LATVIA 1
United States: Jon GilliesLuke Hughes
Defender Seth Jones scored two points (1G-1A) as the United States edged Latvia 4-1 on Friday at Nokia Arena. Sam Lafferty, Thomas Bordeleau and Riley Barber also scored for America, while Devils defensive prospect Luke Hughes recorded 16:11 minutes of ice time.
Next: The Americans will face Austria on Sunday.
SLOVAKIA 4, FRANCE 2
Slovakia: Tomas Tatar
Forward Tomas Tatar scored a second-half goal as Slovakia beat France, 4-2, on Friday at the Ice Hotel in Helsinki. Tatar also had three shots in 18:38 minutes of ice time.
Pavol Regenda scored two goals on four shots for Slovakia, while winger Juraj Slafkovsky, an expected high draft pick in 2022, had two assists, three shots and a plus-1.
Next: Slovakia take on Germany on Saturday.