Red Wings at the World Championship: Larkin posts assist in Team USA win over Latvia

At the World Championship in Denmark,

Dylan Larkin had an assist, finishing even with 1 shot in 21:05 played as Team USA won 3-2 in overtime over Latvia.

Here are highlights from the game:

Team USA posted a recap as well:

HERNING, Denmark — Chris Kreider (Boxford, Mass.), Colin White (Hanover, Mass.), and Cam Atkinson (Riverside, Conn.) all scored as the 2018 U.S. Men’s National Team earned a 3-2 overtime victory over Latvia in preliminary round game play of the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation Men’s World Championship.

The United States (2-2-0-0/W-OTW-OTL-L) will return to action Friday (May 11) when it faces Korea at 8:15 p.m. local time/2:15 p.m. ET. That game, along with all U.S. Men’s World Championship games, will be broadcast live on NHL Network.

Kinkaid made 17 saves on 19 shots in the victory.

NOTES:  Alex DeBrincat was named U.S. Player of the Game with two assists … For complete game stats, click here … The initial 23-player roster can be found here … Jeff Blashill (Detroit Red Wings) is serving as head coach for the second straight year … The staff and players of the 2018 U.S. Men’s National Team are selected by Bill Zito (Columbus Blue Jackets), general manager of the 2018 U.S. Men’s National Team along with members of the U.S. Men’s National Team Advisory Group that includes Stan Bowman (Chicago Blackhawks), David Poile (Nashville Predators), Ray Shero (New Jersey Devils), Dale Tallon (Florida Panthers), and Jeff Gorton (New York Rangers) … For complete coverage of the U.S. Men’s National Team, visit … The official online home of the 2018 IIHF Men’s World Championship is … The U.S. has finished in the top four of the world championship in three of the last five years … USA Hockey’s international council, chaired by Gavin Regan (Potsdam, N.Y.), has oversight responsibilities for all U.S. national teams … NHL Network is the exclusive U.S. rightsholder for the tournament.


Update: As the IIHF’s website is being a pain in the ass:


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