Not quite a flying start for Czech ice hockey team at World Championships

The Czech ice hockey team got off to a less-than-ideal start at the World Championships on Friday night, drawing 1:1 with host nation Latvia. Coach Alois Hadamczik said the team had failed to take advantage of their powerplays, and were poor in both passing and shooting. The Czech Republic's next game is against Slovenia on Sunday.

Author: Ian Willoughby