Chicago Blackhawks will have six players and one prospect playing Thursday at the World Championship in Denmark.
In Group B, the United States (Alex DeBrincat, Patrick Kane, Connor Murphy and Jordan Oesterle) will take on Latvia on NHL Network. Kane was voted player of the game in Team USA’s 3-0 win over Germany after scoring a power-play goal and adding two primary assists. DeBrincat had a goal and an assist in the same game.
Tomas Jurco and Slovakia will play France in the other morning game. Jurco scored a goal and had three shots on goal in 17:59 of ice time in Slovakia’s 4-2 win over Austria.
Russia with Artem Anisimov and prospect Maxim Shalunov are set to play the Czech Republic. Shalunov scored a goal and added an assist in Russia’s 6-0 win over Belarus. It was Shalunov’s first multi-point game of the tournament, while Anisimov was held without a point.
World Championship schedule
|Bronze-medal game: Canada vs. United States||8:30 a.m.||NHLN|
|Gold-medal game: Sweden vs. Switzerland||Noon||NHLN|