World Championship notes: Dillon scores as Canada rallies for win; Larsen scores for Denmark

Stars defenseman Brenden Dillon scored the game-tying goal for Team Canada as it rallied to defeat Slovenia, 4-3, in overtime in its final preliminary round game at the World Championship on Monday.

Dillon scored at 7:09 of the third period, tallying off a wrist shot from the slot to tie the game at 3-3. Steven Stamkos scored in overtime to give Canada the win.

Dillon played 11:54 in the game, registered three shots on goal and had an even rating.

Stars defenseman Stephane Robidas played 19:59 for Canada. He had one shot on goal and an even rating.

Stars defenseman Philip Larsen scored a goal as Denmark defeated Belarus, 3-2, on Monday. Larsen notched the first goal of the game, scoring on a  slap shot from the point with Denmark on the power play. Larsen played a team-high 22:08, had four shots on goal and an even-rating for Denmark.

Stars forward Antoine Roussel had no points in France’s 3-1 loss to Latvia. Roussel played 15:18, had three shots on goal, a minus-one rating and won 7 of 14 faceoffs.

Preliminary round play concludes on Tuesday.

Monday’s results

Latvia 3, France 1
Denmark 3, Belarus 2
Russia 8, Austria 4
Canada 4, Slovenia 3 (OT)

Tuesday’s games

USA vs. Slovakia, 4:15 a.m.
Switzerland vs. Belarus, 5:15 a.m.
Germany vs. France, 8:15 a.m.
Norway vs. Czech Republic, 9:15 a.m.
Finland vs. Latvia, 12:15 p.m.
Sweden vs. Denmark, 1:15 p.m.

Statistics

Here are the statistics for the Dallas Stars players taking part in the World Championship.

Player Pos Team GP G A PTS PIM +/- SOG ATOI
Loui Eriksson F Sweden 6 1 2 3 0 +1 7 17:36
Philip Larsen D Denmark 5 1 1 2 4 0 12 24:31
Antoine Roussel F France 6 1 1 2 0 -1 11 15:30
Stephane Robidas D Canada 7 0 2 2 6 +2 6 20:51
Brenden Dillon D Canada 7 1 0 1 0 +2 8 16:20

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