Barinka had a hat trick, and the Czechs racked up 58 SOG in the win.
2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup: SVK 5 – SUI 3 (Preliminary)
Chromiak got the GWG with 3:05 left, and the Slovaks came back to win.
2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup: CZE 4 – FIN 3 OT (Preliminary)
Teply scored on the PP in overtime, giving the Czechs their first win.
2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup: CAN 4 – SWE 3 (Preliminary)
Byram scored with 2:26 to go to help Canada finish atop Group A.
2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup: RUS 8 – USA 3 (Preliminary)
Gushchin had 2G 2A, and Russia pulled away to take first in Group B.
2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup: USA 6 – FIN 2 (Preliminary)
Toporowski opened and closed the scoring, sending the U.S. to the SFs.
2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup: CAN 4 – SVK 2 (Preliminary)
Lafrenière had 1G 1A, and the Canadians held on to earn a SF berth.