Slovakia wins its first match at the world championship

The national hockey team defeated its rivals from Austria.

(Source: TASR)

Slovakia celebrates its first victory at the 2018 IIHF World Championship in Denmark after defeating Austria 4:2.

Slovak goals were scored Marek Haščák, Tomáš Jurčo, Christián Jaroš and Michal Krištof, while Brian Lebler and Peter Schneider scored for Austria.

Slovakia now has 4 points in the preliminary round.

The Slovaks are playing in group A of the preliminary round held in Copenhagen, Denmark, facing teams from Austria, Belarus, the Czech Republic, France, Russia, Sweden and Switzerland.

Based on current IIHF World Rankings, Slovakia is ranked 10th, while Austria is 17th.

Programme of the preliminary round - Group A:
May 5 (Sat) 20:15 GMT + 1, Slovakia – Czech Republic 2:3 in overtime
May 6 (Sun) 20:15 GMT+ 1, Slovakia – Switzerland 0:2
May 8 (Tue) 16:15 GMT+ 1, Slovakia – Austria 4:2
May 10 (Thu) 16:15 GMT+ 1, Slovakia – France
May 12 (Sat) 12:15 GMT+ 1, Slovakia – Sweden
May 14 (Mon) 16:15 GMT+ 1, Slovakia – Russia
May 15 (Tue) 16:15 GMT+ 1, Slovakia – Belarus

Read also:Slovakia lost another world championship match

Summary:
May 8 (Tue) 16:15 GMT+ 1, Slovakia – Austria; 4:2 (1:1, 2:0, 1:1), Scores: HAŠČÁK Marek (4:13; 1:1), JURČO Tomáš (22:13; 2:1), JAROŠ Christián (29:00; 3:1), KRIŠTOF Michal (59:30; 4:2) – LEBLER Brian (1:33; 0:1), SCHNEIDER Peter (43:43; 3:2)

The processing of personal data is subject to our Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy. Before submitting your e-mail address, please make sure to acquaint yourself with these documents.

Theme: Hockey


Top stories

Five facts you need to know about road closures in Bratislava

Closures of frequently used roads will complicate traffic in the Slovak capital.

Traffic in Bratislava will get complicated as of February 15.

Constitutional Court forced to follow plan B

The court now has only four active judges and has published new work schedule.

Constitutional Court in Košice

Blog: Regional development as the key to unlock regional potential

A practical overview of the variety of measures, schemes and instruments supporting regional development and the recent changes to the legislative framework.

Owls indicate spring is coming

Male owls lured by bird calls fly in to take a look at the intruder.

Long-eared owl