2019 World Championship: Recap, highlights on Blackhawks players, prospects on Day 8

Henri Jokiharju, Dominik Kubalik and Andreas Martinsen each have an assist.

Each day throughout the World Championship tournament in Slovakia, Second City Hockey will provide updates on how the Blackhawks players and prospects are performing. For more coverage on the tournament, visit secondcityhockey.com/world-championship-2019.

Czech Republic 8, Italy 0

Prospect Dominik Kubalik dished an assist to Milan Gulas for the Czech’s opening goal. He now has two goals and four assists in the tournament.

Kubalik took a feed from Gulas at the right faceoff dot then circled down to the goal line before returning the pass to Gulas for the goal.

Former Blackhawks winger Michael Frolik scored two goals and two assists in the win.

Finland 5, Great Britain 0

Defenseman Henri Jokiharju picked up his first point of the tournament with an assist on Mikko Lehtonen’s goal with 11 seconds remaining in the game.

Jokiharju took the puck from his own end through the offensive zone and sent a cross-ice pass to Lehtonen for the final score.

Goalie prospect Kevin Lankinen sat out against Great Britain, who has only scored four goals in the tournament.

Norway 5, Austria 3

Winger Andreas Martinsen recorded an assist and was a plus-4 in Norway’s win. He has three assists in five tournament games.