Slovakia loses another World Championship match

The Slovak national hockey team lost in their third match at the IIHF World Championships 2017 against Denmark on shootouts.

(Source: TASR)

The Slovak national hockey team lost the game in the IIHF World Championships 2017 against Denmark on shootouts 4:3.

Martin Gernát, Mário Bližňák and Michel Miklík scored for Slovakia, while Danish goals were scored by Nichlas Hardt, Patrick Russell and Morten Poulsen.

Slovakia now has 3 points in the preliminary round.

The Slovaks are playing in group A of the preliminary round, with the matches being held in Cologne, Germany. They will face teams from Italy, Latvia, Denmark, Germany, Russia, the USA and Sweden.

Based on current IIHF World Rankings Slovakia is currently in 7th position while Denmark ranks 12th.

Read also:Slovakia loses against Latvia Read more 

Programme of the preliminary round - Group A:
May 6 (Sat) 16:15 GMT + 1, Slovakia - Italy (3:2 in overtime)
May 7 (Sun) 20:15 GMT+ 1, Slovakia - Latvia (1:3)
May 9 (Tue) 20:15 GMT+ 1, Slovakia - Denmark (4:3 3:4 on shootouts)
May 10 (Wed) 20:15 GMT+ 1, Slovakia - Germany
May 13 (Sat) 16:15 GMT+ 1, Slovakia - Russia
May 14 (Sun) 16:15 GMT+ 1, Slovakia - USA
May 16 (Tue) 12:15 GMT+ 1, Slovakia - Sweden

Summary:
May 9 (Tue) 20:15 GMT+ 1, Slovakia - Denmark ; 3:4 on shootouts (0:1, 0:2, 3:0), Scores: GERNÁT Martin (1:3, 41:22), BLIŽŇÁK Mário (2:3, 46:05), MIKLÍK Michel (3:3, 51:53) - HARDT Nichlas (0:1, 16:20), RUSSELL Patrick (0:2, 24:46), POULSEN Morten (0:3, 39:58)

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