Stockholm, Sweden (Sports Network) - Claude Giroux registered a goal and two
assists to lead Canada in Friday's 4-1 win over Belarus at the World Hockey
Steven Stamkos and Andrew Ladd each had a goal and one helper for Canada,
which sits atop the Group S standings with 13 points, two more than
Ryan O'Reilly supplied the other Canadian tally, while Belarus tested
goaltender Devan Dubnyk with only 10 shots.
Alexei Yefimenko scored the lone Belarusian goal and Dmitri Milchakov stopped
Also in Group S action, the Czech Republic doubled up winless Slovenia, 4-2.
In Helsinki, the host Finns got two goals from Petri Kontiola in a 3-2 win
over defending champion Russia. The triumph moved Finland into first place in
the Group H standings.
The Russians were coming off Thursday's shocking 2-1 setback to France that
ended their 13-game event winning streak.
Other Group H play saw Austria edge Slovakia, 2-1, in a shootout.
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