2019 U18 World Championship. Russia sweeps Slovakia

The U18 national team of Russia had a great start at the U18 World Championship, the team didn`t have any problems with Slovakia, 6-3.

The Belye Medvedi`s defenseman Alexander Kirpichnikov didn`t record any points but finished  with a plus/minus rating of+2 in the end of the game.The Belye Medvedi`s goaltender Ilya Gorbunov was out of lineup.

U18 RUSSIA vs U18 Slovakia – 6-3 (3-1, 1-1, 2-1)

1-0 – Nikolayev (Аmirov) – 04:14;
1-1 – Soyka (Chaikovich) – 08:40;
2-1 – Amirov – 12:17 (Penalty Shot);
3-1 – Gritsyuk – 16:52 (PPG);
4-1 – Groshev – 23:55;
4-2 – Khromyak – 31:49 (PPG);
5-2 – Gritsyuk – 40:15;
5-3 – Chaikovich – 53:22 (PPG);
6-3 – Khusnutdinov – 59:20 (ENG).

Броски: 45 vs 31
Штраф: 26 vs 8

Russia is to face Latvia in the second game of the U18 World Championship. The game will take place on April 20 at 18:30 GMT+5. 

2019 U18 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
 April 18-28, Sweden

Group A
Finland
Czech Republic
Canada
Belarus
Switzerland

Group B
Russia
USA
Sweden
Slovakia
Latvia

SCHEDULE (GMT+5)
April 18

Russia vs Slovakia – 6:3
Czech Republic vs Belarus – 3:4
Sweden vs USA – 1:6
Canada vs Finland – 5:3

April 19
18:30. Slovakia vs USA
18:30. Canada vs Switzerland
22:30. Belarus vs Finland
22:30. Sweden vs Latvia

April 20
18:30. - Latvia vs Russia
18:30. - Switzerland vs Czech Republic

April 21
18:30. USA vs Russia
18:30. Finland vs Czech Republic
22:30. Slovakia vs Sweden
22:30. Belarus vs Canada

April 22
18:30. - Switzerland vs Belarus
18:30. - Latvia vs Slovakia

April 23
18:30. - USA vs Latvia
18:30. - Finland vs Switzerland
22:30. - Russia vs Sweden
22:30. - Czech Republic vs Canada

April 26
14:30. - Game for 9 and 10 places
18:30. - Quater final game
18:30. - Quater final game
22:30. - Quater final game
22:30. - Quater final game

April 27
18:30. - Game for 9 and 10 places
22:30. - Semi-final game
22:30. - Semi-final game

April 28
18:30. - Game for 9 and 10 places
18:30. - Bronze Medal Game
22:30. - Gold Medal Game

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