Red Wings at the World Championship: Larkin 1+2 as USA beats Norway; Sulak 1A as Czechs beat France

At the World Championship in Denmark:

Dylan Larkin scored a goal and added two assists, finishing at +2 with 3 shots in 16:23 as Team USA won 9-3 over Norway. Nick Jensen had an assist, finishing even with 2 shots in 14:37 played.

Team USA is unbeaten (5 regulation wins and 1 OT win) over the course of 6 games played.

Larkin spoke to’s John Sanful after the game:

With the win, Team USA remains atop Group B and next heading into an important fame against the equally high flying Finland. Norway now faces a must win game against Korea.

“It’s tough to take a night off,” said Dylan Larkin of the challenges ahead. “We have to get ready for Finland, and they’ve been playing well, so that began today against Norway. We came out prepared from the start and didn’t take them lightly.”

Here are the game’s highlights:

A recap is now available on Team USA’s website as well, and here’s their post-game clip:

Elsewhere, Libor Sulak had an assist, finishing even with 7 shots in 17:12 played, and Filip Hronek finished even with 3 shots in 19:04 as the Czech Republic won 6-0 over France.

Here are the highlights from the game:

Update: Gustav Nyquist did not play in Sweden’s 5-3 win over Switzerland.

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