UPDATED: 10. MAY 2016, AT 17:26

Slovakia lost match against Germany

The Slovak national hockey team lost all three points in the third match in the IIHF World Championships 2016 against Germany. The match ended with the result 1:5.

(Source: TASR)

The only Slovak goal in the first period was scored by Peter Cehlárik in the first period. Patrick Hager, Philip Gogulla and Patrick Reimer scored for Germany in the second period, while Brooks Macek and Dominik Kahun scored in the third period.

Slovakia now has 6 points in the preliminary round, after winning against Hungary and France.

The biggest success for Slovak ice hockey was the Championship in Gothenburg, Sweden in 2002. Slovakia won the gold medal game, defeating Russia 4–3. In 2015, the Slovak team did not even make it to the quarter finals at the World Cup in the Czech Republic. Their last big success was in 2012, when they won the silver medal in Helsinki, Finland.

Slovaks are playing in group B of the preliminary round with Canada, Finland, the USA, Belarus, France, Germany and Hungary. Based on IIHF World Rankings 2015 they are actually in the 8th position while Germany ranks 13th.

Programme of the preliminary round - Group B:

May 7 (Sat) 12:15 GMT + 3, Slovakia - Hungary (4:1)

May 8 (Sun) 20:15 GMT+ 3, Slovakia - France (5:1)

May 10 (Tue) 16:15 GMT+ 3, Slovakia - Germany (1:5)

May 11 (Wed) 16:15 GMT+ 3, Slovakia - Belarus

May 14 (Sat) 20:15 GMT+ 3, Slovakia - Canada

May 15 (Sun) 20:15 GMT+ 3, Slovakia - Finland

May 17 (Tue) 12:15 GMT+ 3, Slovakia - USA

Summary:

May 10 (Tue): Slovakia – Germany; 1:5 (1:0, 0:3, 0:2), Scores: CEHLÁRIK Peter (1:0, 7:56), HAGER Patrick (1:1, 24:22), GOGULLA Philip (1:2, 28:57), REIMER Patrick (1:3, 34:47), MACEK Brooks (1:4, 43:44), KAHUN Dominik (1:5, 54:38)

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