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UPDATED: 15. MAY 2016, AT 20:18

Slovakia lost its World Cup match against Finland

The Slovak national hockey team lost all three points in the sixth match in the IIHF World Championships 2016 against Finland. The match ended with the result 0:5.

Finnish goals were scored by Mikko Koivu, Antti Pihlström, Aleksander Barkov, Jussi Jokinen, and by Patrik Laine.

Slovakia now has six points in the preliminary round.

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.

 

Summary:

May 15 (Sun): Slovakia – Finland 0:5 (0:0, 0:2, 0:3), Scores: Mikko Koivu (0:1; 32), Antti Pihlström (0:2; 32), Aleksander Barkov (0:3; 47), Jussi Jokinen (0:4; 60), Patrik Laine (0:5; 60)

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 2:4

May 14 (Sat) 20:15 GMT+ 3, Slovakia - Canada 0:5

May 15 (Sun) 20:15 GMT+ 3, Slovakia - Finland 0:5

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

Finnish team: Saros - Pokka, Lindell, Jaakola, Hietanen, Ohtamaa, Kukkonen, Kivistö - Laine, Barkov, J. Jokinen - Komarov, M. Koivu, Mikael Granlund - Pyörälä, Koskiranta, Aho - Sallinen, J. Lajunen, Pihlström - Rantanen

Slovak team: J. Hudáček - Sekera, Marinčin, Švarný, Meszároš, Juraj Mikuš, Graňák - Martin Bakoš, Réway, T. Jurčo - L. Hudáček, Lušňák, Dravecký - Skalický, T. Marcinko, Cehlárik - M. Bartánus, M. Daňo

Topic: Hockey


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