Canada loses to Germany, falls to 0-3 at world championship

Canada fell to 0-3 on the IIHF world championship after a 3-1 loss to Germany

RIGA, Latvia — Germany beat Canada 3-1 on Monday on the hockey world championship to stay undefeated by way of three video games.

Arizona Coyotes goaltender Adin Hill allowed two targets on 24 pictures as Canada fell to 0-3-0. Ottawa Senators ahead Nick Paul’s purpose was simply Canada’s second of the match.

“We’re beating everybody however the goalie,” stated Canada’s Connor Brown, who performs for Ottawa. “We simply want slightly little bit of poise within the scoring areas. We’re slightly jolty to get it off, we simply should take that further second within the scoring space, choose the nook and put it house.”

Stefan Loibl and Matthias Plachta scored and ex-NHL defenseman Korbinian Holzer added an empty-net purpose for Germany, which is atop the Group B standings with Canada tied for final. Canada outshot Germany 40-25.

“That’s three straight losses from Canada — you don’t count on that,” coach Gerard Gallant stated. “We’ve performed good hockey to date. We simply haven’t gotten the outcomes.”

Host Latvia beat Italy 3-0 to enhance to 2-1-0. Martins Karsmus, who performed 24 NHL video games greater than a decade in the past, scored twice for Latvia, which bought the match after the IIHF moved it from close by Belarus.

Chicago Blackhawks ahead Dominik Kubalik scored the extra time winner for the Czech Republic, which beat Belarus 3-2. Detroit’s Filip Zadina additionally scored for the Czech Republic, and New Jersey’s Yegor Sharangovich had a purpose for Belarus.

Russia misplaced 3-1 to Slovakia however might be getting reinforcements from the NHL. Following quarantine and virus testing, St. Louis Blues ahead Vladimir Tarasenko and Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov and goaltender Ilya Samsonov are becoming a member of the Russia after being eradicated within the first spherical.

The Russian Ice Hockey Federation stated Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin would not be enjoying on the world championship due to accidents stemming from the common season and playoffs. Ovechkin missed seven of eight video games late within the season with what the crew referred to as a lower-body damage.

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