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.
Switzerland 4, Austria 0
Blackhawks prospect Philipp Kurashev scored a late third-period goal in Switzerland’s shutout victory against Austria.
The 2018 fourth-pick is averaging a point per game with a goal and two assists in his first senior level tournament.
Germany 4, France 1
Dominik Kahun recorded an assist on Leon Draisaitl’s goal to give Germany a 3-1 lead in the second period. Kahun took the puck behind the net and slipped a feed between French defenseman Florian Chakiachvili and goaltender Florian Hardy to Draisaitl for a goal.
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Kahun has two assists in three tournament games.
Denmark 9, Great Britain 0
Another prospect in forward Mathias From remained out of the lineup in Denmark’s big win over Great Britain. The 2016 fifth-round pick has yet to play for the Danes.