Red Wings at the World Championship: Jensen 1+1 for Team USA

Of Red Wings-related note at the World Championship in Denmark:

Team USA beat Denmark 4-0.

Frans Nielsen finished at -2 with 3 shots in 19:52 played for Denmark;

Nick Jensen had a goal and an assist, finishing at +3 with 1 shot in 17:41 played for Team USA;

And Dylan Larkin finished at +2 with 3 shots in 17:44 played for Team USA.

Team USA’s website posted a quick recap:

Will Butcher (Sun Prairie, Wis.) Chris Kreider (Boxford, Mass.), Cam Atkinson (Riverside, Conn.) and Nick Jensen (St. Paul, Minn.) all scored as the 2018 U.S. Men’s National Team earned a 4-0 victory over Denmark here tonight in its second preliminary round game of the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation Men’s World Championship.

Keith Kinkaid (Farmingville, N.Y.) made 20 saves in the shutout.

The U.S. will return to action Monday (May 7) against Germany at 4:15 p.m. local time/10:15 a.m. ET. That game, along with all U.S. Men’s World Championship games, will be broadcast live on NHL Network.

The IIHF’s YouTube channel also posted a highlight clip:

Here’s Team USA’s post-game video:


Elsewhere, the Czech Republic beat Slovakia 3-2 in overtime.

Libor Sulak finished even with 3 shots in 18:47 played;

Filip Hronek finished even in 6:55 played;

And as some of you already reported, Martin Frk did not play for the Czech Republic as he didn’t make the final cut.

Here are highlights from the game:


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