Group A – Team Canada: +6, Team Europe: +3, Team USA: -3, Team Czech Republic: -6
Group B – Team North America: +3, Team Sweden: +1, Team Russia: -1, Team Finland: -3
* REMINDER: The top two finishers in Group A and Group B – following the conclusion of round-robin play – will advance to a single-game semifinal, where the first-place team from each group will face an elimination game against the second-place team from the other group. Winners of the semifinal games then will advance to a best-of-three final series.
SNEAK PEEK AT MONDAY’S ACTION
All Times Eastern
Team Europe @ Team Czech Republic, 3 p.m., ESPN2, SN, TVAS
Team Russia @ Team North America, 8 p.m., ESPN2, SN, TVAS
TEAMS FACE CRUCIAL SECOND GAMES
Teams play their second games of the World Cup of Hockey 2016 on Monday, with crucial points on the line. Team Europe and Team North America look to build off their successful tournament debuts when they battle Team Czech Republic and Team Russia, respectively. All four matchups over the next two days feature 1-0-0 teams facing clubs that lost their tournament openers in regulation – on Tuesday, Team Finland meets Team Sweden, while Team Canada plays Team USA.
SCOTIABANK WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY FAN VILLAGE HIGHLIGHTS
The Scotiabank World Cup of Hockey Fan Village is open Monday from 2 – 11 p.m.
Among Monday’s highlights:
* Visit WCH2016.com/fanvillage for complete details.
‘HOCKEY SENSE’ SUMMIT AT HOCKEY HALL OF FAME
The World Cup of Hockey 2016 will host a ‘Hockey Sense’ summit Monday at the Hockey Hall of Fame, beginning at 7:30 a.m. (with full program starting at 8:30 a.m.).
The discussion – focusing on diversity, inclusion and environmental sustainability – will include key members of the hockey community and beyond. Among the attendees will be NHL commissioner Gary Bettman; NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr; NHL alumni Igor Larionov, Willie O’Ree and Mike Richter; two-time Olympic gold medalist Cassie Campbell-Pascall; and Hockey Night in Canada Punjabi announcer Harnarayan Singh.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Team Europe forward Leon Draisaitl and Team Canada forward Matt Duchene each penned blogs for WCH2016.com following their tournament-opening victories . . . Team Canada forward Logan Couture and referee Eric Furlatt both were mic’d up for Saturday’s Team Canada-Team Czech Republic game . . . Click here for sights and sounds from the opening day of the World Cup of Hockey 2016.
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