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Hockey: Slovakia smashes Japan

Slovakia beat Japan 10:1 (3:1, 5:0, 2:0) in the International Ice Hockey Federation world championships in Helsinki last night.

Goals came from Pálffy (10, 17), Radivojevič (35,45), Stümpel (7), Nagy (25), Hlinka (28), Zedník (36), Višňovský (40), and Lintner (50). The goal for Japan came in the 12th minute from Ta Saito.

Slovakia now leads group A with four points and has the highest number of goals in the tournament.

Compiled by Conrad Toft from press reports.
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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