In Paris and Cologne continues group stage of the world championship on hockey. The Americans outplayed the national team of Latvia 5:3. The Finns in overtime put the squeeze on the Norwegians 3:2.
Latvia — USA 3:5
In the 29th minute, the Latvians were leading 2-0 in the 34th — 3:1. The Americans managed to equalize in the second period and the last 3 and a half minutes of the match to score two unanswered goals.
Norway — Finland 2:3 (overtime)
On 19-th minute Anders Bastiansen (frisk Asker) implemented a numerical advantage 1:0.
In the second period, the Finns scored two unanswered goals. Distinguished Jusso Hietanen (Dynamo, Moscow) and Julius Honka (Dallas stars/ Texas stars).
For 29 seconds till the end of the third period Andreas Martinsen (Montreal Canadiens) turned the game in overtime 2:2.
On 62 minutes, the winning goal was scored by Marcus Hannikainen (Columbus blue Jackets/ Cleveland Monsters).