OILERS AT THE WORLDS

2014 IIHF World Championships - Day 5

Four Oilers will be representing their country at the annual tournament as we provide daily updates on their progress

Tuesday, 13.05.2014 / 1:52 PM / Oilers at the Worlds
By Marc Ciampa  - edmontonoilers.com
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2014 IIHF World Championships - Day 5
Four Oilers will be representing their country at the annual tournament. Check back for daily updates.
The Edmonton Oilers have four players participating in the 2014 IIHF World Hockey Championships in Belarus: Ben Scrivens (Canada), Philip Larsen (Denmark), Martin Marincin (Slovakia) and Jeff Petry (United States).

We will have daily updates on the games involving Oilers players, highlights, stats and more so be sure to check edmontonoilers.com regularly!

We will also provide updates on high-ranked 2014 NHL Draft prospect Leon Draisaitl, who is playing for Germany.

FINLAND 4 - GERMANY 0

Finland finally won its first game of the tournament on Tuesday, defeating Germany 4-0. 

Top 2014 draft prospect Leon Draisaitl had 14:21 of icetime and won 4 of 11 draws for a 36.4% faceoff rating. He had no shots on goal.

Finland scored two goals in the first and and two in the second for the win, outshooting Germany 29-20.  

Next up for Germany is a game against Switzerland on Wednesday at 7:45 a.m. MT.

DENMARK 4 - ITALY 1

Denmark also won its first game of the tournament, defeating Italy 4-1. 

Philip Larsen was second on the team in icetime at 25:07. He was +2 with an assist and no shots on goal.

The two teams traded goals in the first period before Denmark scored twice late in the second to take a 3-1 lead. The Danes added an empty-net goal to make it a 4-1 final.

Denmark outshot Italy 31-13.

Denmark's next game is Thursday against Canada at 7:45 a.m. MT.

-- Marc Ciampa, edmontonoilers.com
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