Monday, may 20, decided all participants in 1/4 finals of world hockey championship in 2019 and the team, who have maintained a place in the elite division.
Austria – Italy 3:4 B (2:1, 0:2, 1:0, 0:0, 0:1)
In the duel between Austria and Italy was decided the main loser of the group. Once in the previous six matches, Italy lost with a total score of 1:45, nobody was put on her.
But the team of canadian Clayton Beddoes were able to surprise everyone. The main time of the match ended in a draw, and in the end, the winner for the first time in the tournament was decided in a penalty shootout, where nerves were stronger among Italians from seven attempts they scored three, while the Austrians one less.
Canada – Denmark 5:0 (3:0, 1:0, 1:0)
In a parallel match, team Canada defeated Denmark with the score 5: 0. The Canadians won their fifth consecutive match at the tournament, the Danes two wins in six games.
Midway through the first period, the canadian team was in the lead with a difference in three washers. The authors of the accurate shots of steel pier-Luc Dubois, Jared Maccagno and Jonathan Marchesso. In the 34th minute, Sam Reinhart increased the lead Canada to four goals in 10 minutes, the striker scored twice and set the final score.
By the way, last quarter was the team of Sweden, who beat the Latvian national team (5:4).
Group A in this stage reached Canada, USA, Finland and Germany. In the group stage to the knockout came Russia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden.