Czechs beat Great Britain 5:1 in Group B game of IIHF Hockey World Championships

The Czech national team kicked off the 2022 IIHF Hockey World Championships with a 5:1 victory against Great Britain on Saturday. The Czech Republic and Great Britain are in Group B alongside top-seeded USA and Finland, as well as Austria, who advanced to the tournament after Russia was expelled. The Czech Republic is the third-most successful country in the history of the IIHF hockey World Championships after Canada and Russia.