Switzerland – Canada2 1:5 (end) | Finland – Russia 5:2 (end) | Slovakia2 – Sweden2 1:6 (end)
Czech Republic – USA 4:2 (end)
1:5 (0:2, 1:2, 0:1)
Monday 11.08.2014, 14:00Hlinka Gretzky Cup
    A convincing victory for Canada in the opening game of the 2014 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup. Canada leads the Piestany Group with 3 points, with Sweden and Slovakia still to come up later today. (16:18:37)
    Game over.
    the puck goes into the Swis bench, faceoff just in front.
    Brisebois from the point, Musil deflects it just wide.
    Low slapper from Holdener, Sawchenko gets a toe on it and deflects it out of play.
    Crouse leads a rush, pad save von Pottelberghe, then, he stops Merkley on the rebound too.
    Puck fed out front to Nathan Marchon, tries to go upstairs but robbed by Zachary Sawchenko.
    Slapper from Pinana hits Anthony Beauvillier up high and he goes off the ice favouring his arm. Play continues.
    Canada penalty coming as Adam Musil is called for a hook in the attacking zone. Switzerland hasn't got much going on the power play since the first one of the game.
    Canada rush, Soy's wrister deflected wide. Back the other way, Sawchenko makes the save and covers.
    Puck out of play in the Canadian zone, faceoff outside, Canada back at full strength.
    Roger Karrer with the slapper from the point, save Sawchenko, then he stops Fabian Haberstitch with the rebound on the doorstep.
    Canada ice it, Swiss still shotless on the PP.
    Burst of speed by Auguste Impose, who doesn't score but does draw a penalty, as Ethan Bear goes off for slashing. Power play Switzerland.
    Big shot from the point by Meloche, stick save van Pottelberghe, rebound wide.
    Icing Switzerland.
    Now in goal for Switzerland is Joren van Pottelberghe, taking over for Tim Guggisberg, who did all he could for his team today.

    Derek OBrien

    Goals and assists: 31. Schmid (Thurkauf) – 8. Strome (Knott, Marner), 11. Barzal (Soy), 25. Crouse (N.Roy), 30. VandeSompel (Barzal, Hobbs), 43. Stephens (Merkley)

    Switzerland: Guggisberg (Van Pottelberghe) – Auriemma, Burren, Fischer, Frick, Karrer, Moor, Pinana, Weber – Diem, Haberstich, Holdener, Hollenstein, Impose, Lanz, Marchon, Miranda, Riat, Roberts, Schmid, Thürkauf.
    Canada2: Sawchenko (Booth) – Bear, Vande Sompel, Brisebois, J. Roy, Meloche, Spencer, Hobbs – Beauvillier, Merkley, N. Roy, Harkins, Barzal, Soy, Marner, Crouse, Konecny, Strome, Knott, Stephens, Musil.

    Referees: Jonák, Novák – Orolin, Tvrdoň.