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.
United States 6, Great Britain 3
Patrick Kane tallied three points with a goal and two assists to surpass Mark Johnson’s Team USA record for the most career points at the World Championship. Kane now has 35 points (13 goals, 23 assists) in 42 fewer games than when Johnson hit 33 points. Kane even had a goal waived off in the first period due to a high sticking penalty.
Alex DeBrincat tallied his team-leading fourth goal in the second period. Kane’s six points in the tournament lead the team, while DeBrincat and Buffalo’s Jack Eichel are second with five.
Switzerland 4, Norway 1
Prospect Philipp Kurashev and Andreas Martinsen did not score for their respective teams. Martinsen did, however leave an impact on Kurashev with a boarding hit in the second period. Kurashev returned to the game in the third period.
Germany 3, Slovakia 2
Dominik Kahun had two assists in Germany’s win over Slovakia. He’s now averaging an assist per game in four outings for the Group A leaders.
Russia 10, Italy 0
Artem Anisimov did not score a point in Russia’s rout of Italy, who has yet to score in the tournament.