Blackhawks at Worlds: Day Eleven

See how Blackhawks players and prospects fared on the eleventh day of the IIHF World Championships

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It was a quiet afternoon for Blackhawks representatives at the IIHF Worlds, as all three participants were held off the score sheet in the two games they were involved in. Tomorrow should be a much different story though as there will be multiple heavyweight bouts.

Sweden defeats Latvia, 5-4

Neither Marcus Kruger nor Erik Gustafsson recorded points in this contest, but Gustafsson was on the ice for two goals against:

This next highlight isn’t Blackhawks-related, but it’s an absolutely beautiful play. Check out the saucer pass from Henrik Lundqvist to help set up this goal for Sweden. Unfortunately, he didn’t get an assist on the play because John Klingberg and William Nylander touched the puck before Adrian Kempe scored. He should at least get some style points or something:


Canada defeats Denmark, 5-0

Dylan Strome had a quiet afternoon for Canada, but he’ll need to bring his A-game tomorrow against Patrick Kane, Alex DeBrincat, and the Americans.


What’s Next?

Five of the six games tomorrow will feature Blackhawks players or prospects.

  • 5:00 AM central time: Finland (D Henri Jokiharju, G prospect Kevin Lankinen) vs. Germany (F Dominik Kahun)
  • 5:00 AM central time: Czech Republic (F Dominik Kubalik) vs. Switzerland (F prospect Philipp Kurashev)
  • 9:00 AM central time: Norway (F Andreas Martinsen) vs. Latvia
  • 1:00 PM central time: Canada (F Dylan Strome) vs. United States (F Patrick Kane, F Alex DeBrincat)
  • 1:00 PM central time: Sweden (D Erik Gustafsson, F Marcus Kruger) vs. Russia (F Artem Anisimov)

Be sure to follow Four Feathers Podcast on Twitter for live updates!


Featured Photo: NHL.com

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