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Spokane Chiefs’ goaltender Lukas Parik key as Czech Republic blanks Russia at world junior championships

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 28, 2020

Associated Press

EDMONTON, Alberta — Spokane Chiefs goaltender Lukas Parik made 30 saves in the Czech Republic’s 2-0 victory over Russia on Sunday night in group play in the world junior hockey championship.

Both teams on 1-1 in Group B play.

Earlier on Sunday, Philip Tomasino had a goal and an assist and Canada beat Slovakia 3-1 to improve to 2-0 in a Group A game. 

The United States, 1-1, will return to action Tuesday against the Czech Republic and complete Group B play Thursday night against Sweden. 

The top four teams in each pool will advance to the quarterfinals.

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