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Murray earns win over Germany


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Matt Murray. -- IIHF

Canada defeated Germany, 8-1, in a World Championship game in Slovakia on Saturday.

Matt Murray made 15 saves on 16 shots in the win. He now has a save percentage of .890 and a goals-against average of 2.68 through three starts in the tournament.

Jared McCann recored two shots and a plus-1 rating in 12:04 for Canada.

• Russia beat Latvia, 3-1Evgeni Malkin led Russia in shots with seven, but he was scoreless in 18:44. He's still searching for his first goal of the tournament.

Teddy Blueger's 23:46 of ice time was the second-most on the Latvian team. He registered two shots and a minus-1 rating.

• Sweden defeated Switzerland, 4-3Patric Hornqvist recorded the primary assist on William Nylander's second-period goal:

Hornqvist recorded just one shot in the win and a plus-2 rating in 13:46.

Marcus Pettersson was a minus-1 in 10:36.

Around the rest of the tournament:

• Great Britain fell to Slovakia, 7-1. Slovakia's seven goals came from seven different players.

• Norway defeated Italy, 7-1. Norway's seven goals also came from seven different players.

• The United States beat Denmark, 7-1Alex Debrincat recorded two goals and one assist in the win.

Two Penguins players are scheduled to play on Sunday. Malkin and the Russians will play Switzerland, and Dominik Simon and the Czechs will play Austria. Germany will play the United States, and France will play Finland.


Day 1: Hornqvist scores; Malkin and Simon record assists
Day 2: Blueger gets two points in Latvia win

Day 3: Hornqvist nets two; McCann makes magic
Day 4: Hornqvist extends goal streak, ties Kakko for tournament lead
Day 5: Blueger dominates Worlds faceoff circle
Day 6: Malkin scoreless in 10-0 Russia win
Day 7: Simon scores goal, two assists
Day 8: Simon extends goal streak

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