Canada opened play in the IIHF World Championships today with a 6-1 victory over Belarus. Drew Doughty assisted on Canada’s second goal, scored on the power play by Steven Stamkos for an ’08 Draft Connection.
Russia beat Germany today, 5-0, but Alexander Frolov didn’t play and I’m not sure why. Slovakia, with Michal Handzus, plays Hungary today. USA, with Dustin Brown, Peter Harrold and Jack Johnson, opens play in the tournament tomorrow morning against Latvia.