Czech fight back falls short against Canada

In ice hockey, the Czech team lost 3:4 against Canada in their third match of the world championships on Monday night. The Czechs went ahead in the sixth minute with an opening goal by Roman Červenka before the Canadians levelled in the first period. Canada scored three times without reply in the second period, profiting from fouls and sin binned Czechs. A Czech fight back in the final period culminated with goals by Jiří Novotný and Tomáš Hertl in the 53rd minute but the equalizing goal eluded.

Author: Chris Johnstone