2019 World Championship: May 12 schedule, TV, game thread
Nine Blackhawks players, including two prospects are set to play.
The third day of the preliminary round at the World Championship will have nine Blackhawks players, including two prospects in action.
In Group A play, Alex DeBrincat and Patrick Kane (United States) start the day against France. The Chicago duo connected on a power play goal in a 4-1 loss to Slovakia in the U.S.’ opening game with DeBrincat scoring the goal. France is coming off a 4-3 loss to Denmark on Saturday.
The next game will have two Blackhawks going against each other with Dominik Kahun (Germany) and Mathias From (Denmark). The final Group A game will see Dylan Strome (Canada) face off against Great Britain.
In Group B play, Artem Anisimov (Russia) meets Austria before Erik Gustafsson and Marcus Kruger go against Italy. Anisimov scored a goal in Russia’s 5-2 win over Norway on Friday, while Gustafsson had a primary assist in Sweden’s 5-2 loss to the Czech Republic on Friday.
Blackhawks prospect Philipp Kurashev and Switzerland cap the day against Latvia. Kurashev had a secondary assist in the Swiss’ 9-0 win over Italy on Saturday.
A: United States vs. France, 5 a.m. (NHLN)
A: Denmark vs. Germany, 9 a.m.
A: Great Britain vs. Canada, 1 p.m. (NHLN)
B: Russia vs. Austria, 5 a.m.
B: Italy vs. Sweden, 9 a.m. (NHLN)
B: Latvia vs. Switzerland, 1 p.m.