2019 U18 World Championship. USA hands Russia first loss of tourament

The U18 national team didn`t manage to keep the winning strike at the World Championship due to the loss to team USA. The Russians scored two fast goals but then team USA got the luck remained on their side and finished the game with 6-3.

Alexander Kirpichnikov finished the game with the +/- 0, Ilya Gorbunov was out of the lineup.

U18 USA vs U18 RUSSIA – 6:3 (2:2, 2:0, 2:1)

0:1 – Chikhanov (Rogov) – 05:48 (PPG);
0:2 – Amirov (Podkolzin) – 07:56;
1:2 – Hughes  (York Zegras) – 09:40;
2:2 – Turcotte (Boldy, Brink) – 14:51;
3:2 – Boldy – 31:55;
4:2 – Caufield – 39:32;
4:3 – Spiridonov (Burenov) – 52:04;
5:3 – Caufield (McCarthy, Fensore) – 54:25;
6:3 – Benier – 59:57.

The last game of the group stage for the team will take place on April 23, the U18 squad is to face team Sweden.

2019 U18 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
 April 18-28, Sweden

Group A
Finland
Czech Republic
Canada
Belarus
Switzerland

Group B
Russia
USA
Sweden
Slovakia

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
Slovakia vs USA – 5:12
Canada vs Switzerland – 7:4
Belarus vs Finland – 4:3
Sweden vs Latvia – 5:2

April 20
Latvia vs Russia – 1:5
Switzerland vs Czech Republic – 2:8

April 21
USA vs Russia – 6:3
Finland vs Czech Republic – 2:4
Slovakia vs Sweden – 1:5
Belarus vs Canada – 1:11

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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