GB Suffers Heartbreaker Against Latvia
Good Britain’s hope of keeping away from relegation took a large on Sunday right after offering up a late direct to shed 4-3.
GB will now will need to beat Austria on Monday in regulation to steer clear of finding relegated soon after shelling out the past three tournaments in the best stage.
With eight details, Latvia is nonetheless mathematically qualified to make the playoff spherical but needs some assistance along the way.
With a 3-1 lead at the midway position, Wonderful Britain was participating in as effectively as they have played all event lengthy. 1st period of time plans for Brett Perlini and Cade Neilson — 1 on the ability enjoy and a person with the more attacker — the Brits ended up having edge of the situation. Oskars Batna scored at 24:17 to make it shut for Latvia, but a Lewis Hook aim at 26:26 appeared to be adequate.
Or so they considered. A Janis Jaks purpose at 34:34 built it a a single-target video game yet again, with Latvia — the stronger workforce — going on the attack for the 3rd. Rihards Bukarts scored at 51:49 to tie it up for Latvia, and Andris Dzerins scored two minutes later on after a controversial clipping penalty for Good Britain, providing Latvia its 1st direct of the recreation — and, additional importantly, right up until the last buzzer.
Germany Tops Kazakhstan Immediately after Near Activity
In a game whole of twists and turns, Germany managed to beat Kazakhstan 5-4 on Sunday.
Kazakhstan will now need to have to conquer Italy on Monday to avoid relegation, with Italy keeping a a person-position gain.
The initial period of time was wild, with the workforce buying and selling qualified prospects in a 5-purpose to start with time period. Roman Starchenko scored very first at 2:57, but Germany’s Jonas Muller answered again two minutes afterwards to reply back.
The goaltending seemed robust more than the future 10 minutes until Yegor Petukhov defeat Dustin Strahlmeier, offering Germany its next direct of the match.
From there, objectives for Leonhard Pfoderl and Daniel Fischbuch built it 3-2 Germany soon after a fast paced conclude to the 1st interval, with Detroit Red Wings defenseman Moritz Seider supporting to set up the two objectives. Germany then created it 4-2 with Lukas Reichel’s marker, but Pavel Akolzin’s past-moment purpose reduce the direct back again to a single and aiding to established up a wild 3rd period.
And that it was. Just 38 seconds into the time period, a frantic attack saw Nikita Mikhailis tie it up again for Kazakhstan. But at 47:08, Kazakhstan suffered a backbreaker after Yasin Ehliz added a person and regained Germany’s edge, one they would not relinquish.
Switzerland a Excellent 6- With A person Recreation to Go
France’s 2- lead following a period of time of engage in wouldn’t stick as Switzerland skated out to a 5-2 victory.
Switzerland is off to the team’s very best operate because likely 9-1 at the 2013 Entire world Championship, with the team’s only loss coming in the final video game. Switzerland will play Germany for the leading spot in Team A on Tuesday.
Alexandre Texier bought the fun going at 4:58 and later set up Valentin Claireaux for the 2- goal at 13:25. But from there, Switzerland — who overcame some awful penalty difficulty in the first time period — turned the tables.
Nico Hischier, Damien Riat and Andres Ambuhl scored to make it 3-2 in the 2nd, while Dean Kukan’s purpose at 51:17 place factors out of get to. Hischier’s next of the night time with 22 seconds sealed the deal.
Sweden Demolishes Norway 7-1
At one particular point, factors were searching near. Jacob Peterson scored 1st at 11:48 for Sweden, but Jonas Arntzen in any other case appeared to be up for the activity in the Norweigan web.
Sweden need to have second put in Team B locked up if Czechia loses a single of its two remaining game titles and Sweden won’t get a stage in the round-robin finale. Norway already recorded more than enough points to steer clear of relegation, so the closing match from United states on Tuesday will be about closing out on a significant observe.
But from there, factors got unappealing. William Nylander, Peterson, Rasmus Asplund and Lucas Wallmark went on a scoring rampage to make it 5-1 in a game that, on paper, experienced no prospect of staying near.
Tobias Fladeby scored Norway’s lone goal at 40:44, but Max Friberg and Rasmus Asplund scored one just about every in the third to finish off the beatdown.