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2019 World Juniors: Recap, highlights on Blackhawks prospects from Day 4

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Switzerland’s Philipp Kurashev scored a hat trick.

Switzerland v Czech Republic - 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship Photo by Kevin Hoffman/Getty Images

Each day throughout the World Junior Championship tournament, Second City Hockey will provide updates on how the Blackhawks’ prospects are performing. For more coverage on the tournament, visit the World Juniors 2019 section on the main page or secondcityhockey.com/world-juniors-2019.

Switzerland 4, Denmark 0

Swiss center Philipp Kurashev (2018 fourth-rounder) scored a hat trick on a game-high seven shots in 16:43 of ice time.

Up next: Switzerland vs. Russia (7 p.m. Monday)

Finland 5, Slovakia 1

Finnish defenseman Henri Jokiharju (2017 first-rounder) scored a power play goal and had a secondary assist in 20:31 of ice time.

Up next: Finland vs. United States (9:30 p.m. Monday)

Canada 5, Czech Republic 1

Canadian forward MacKenzie Entwistle (2017 third-rounder via Arizona trade) scored his third goal of the tournament in 10:35 of ice time. Defenseman Ian Mitchell (2017 second-rounder) skated 13:45.

Czech defenseman Jakub Galvas (2017 fifth-rounder) recorded two shots on goal and logged a team-high 21:08 of ice time.

Up next: Czech Republic vs. Denmark (3 p.m. Monday), Canada vs. Russia (7:30 p.m. Monday)

Sweden 5, United States 4 (OT)

Swedish defenseman Adam Boqvist (2018 first-rounder) scored the game-winner in overtime and had three shots on net in 19:50.

American center Evan Barratt (2017 third-rounder) had two shots on goal in 16:20.

Up next: Sweden vs. Kazakhstan (5:30 p.m. Monday), United States vs. Finland (9:30 p.m. Monday)