The Swedes opened the scoring in the ninth minute thanks to Eriksson Eko, and Raymond added to the score not long after the break. But Werenski was able to correct in the 33rd minute. Four minutes later, Johansson gave the Swedes a two-goal lead back. However, the Americans were able to return to the match for the second time, when Nelson reduced the score to 2:3 from their point of view. The game without a goalkeeper did not bring success for the overseas hockey players, on the contrary, they conceded two more goals.

Edit of the match Sweden – USA:

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Jaromír Jágr also appeared at the opening ceremony of the World Hockey Championship in Prague.

Applause for Jágr, Hadamczik was booed by the fans. He received criticism even behind the lines

The Slovaks entered the World Championship in the Ostrava group by defeating Germany 4:6. Coach Craig Ramsay’s men overcame a two-goal deficit against the defending silver medalists, but ended up losing to them for the fifth time in a row at the world championships. Leonhard Pföderl contributed to Germany’s win in Group B with a goal and two assists, while Yasin Ehliz scored three assists.

Cut of the match Slovakia – Germany:

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The Swiss hockey players started the championship with a 5:2 win over Norway. In front of 16,617 spectators in the O2 arena, they decided with three goals in the second period. Defender Romain Loeffel and forward Nino Niederreiter contributed to the success of Patrick Fischer’s team with a goal and an assist. The Norwegians will be the second opponent of the Czech national team in group A on Saturday from 8:20 p.m., which will enter the tournament against Finland this evening.

Edit of the match Switzerland – Norway:

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