In Group II of the Ice Hockey World Cup, Canada converted from 0-1 down to win 5-2 against Slovenia.
|The Canadians entered the game slowly against the Slovenes (Photo: IIHF)|
In Group B, the Slovenia-Canada match started with a surprise similar to the US team’s match in Group A. Here, István Sofron stepped forward, and the Slovenes scored a man’s advantage, from the puck he shot in front of the goal, after some confusion Jan Droz poked it into the goal.
Unlike our team, the Slovenes maintained their superiority in the first half, but in the second half, Canada managed to equalize with a goal from Michael Carson and Pierre-Olivier Joseph, then turn it around and even lead 3-1 in the score. end of the second period.
In the end, the Canadians won 5-2, so they now have two victories after Friday’s 6-0 victory over Latvia. The Slovenes have lost twice, also losing to Switzerland 7-0 in the first round on Saturday.
First group (Tampere)
United State-Hungary 7-1
15.20: France – Denmark
19.20: Sweden and Austria
The second group (Riga)
Canada – Slovenia 5-2 (0–1, 3–0, 2–1)
15.20: Norway and Switzerland
19.20: Czech Republic – Kazakhstan
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