Corey Perry had three assists in Team Canada’s 6-1 win over Latvia at the IIHF World Championships in Manheim, Germany on Monday.
At 2-0, Canada is tied with Switzerland atop the Group B standings; the two teams play each other on Wednesday. Latvia and Italy are both 0-2 in Group B.
Earlier Monday, Team USA lost in an upset, 2-1 to Denmark, its second straight overtime loss to start the tournament. Stefan Lassen scored 2:04 into the extra period past Scott Clemmensen to drop the U.S. to 0-2 in a World Championship for the first time since 2003.
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Keith Yandle scored the lone goal for Team USA. Ducks forward Ryan Carter was held without a point in just over nine minutes of ice time.
The U.S. is tied with Germany – which has lost once in overtime and also in regulation – with two points in the Group D standings. Denmark is leading the group with five points and Finland is second with three points.