Canada routs Slovakia, Switzerland beats Belarus at world junior hockey championship

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BUFFALO, N.Y. — Jonah Gadjovich scored twice, and Canada routed Slovakia 6-0 on Wednesday night to improve to 2-0 in the world junior hockey championship.

Maxime Comtois, Taylor Raddysh, Sam Steel and Jordan Kyrou also scored, and Colton Point made 20 saves. Canada was coming off a 4-2 victory over Finland on Tuesday in its Group A opener.

David Hrenak made 48 saves for Slovakia.

Defending champion United States opened Tuesday night with a 9-0 victory over Denmark. The Americans will resume Group A play Thursday night against Slovakia, then will face Canada on Friday in an outdoor game at the Buffalo Bills’ stadium in Orchard Park.

In the lone Group B game Wednesday, Philipp Kurashev, Nicolas Muller and Valentin Nussbaumer scored and Philip Wuthrich made 27 saves to help Switzerland open with a 3-2 victory over Belarus. Maxim Sushko and Viktor Bovbel scored for Belarus, coming off a 6-1 loss to Sweden on Tuesday.

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