Slovakia 6, Latvia 0

Slovakia 3 2 1 -6

Latvia 0 0 0 -0

First Period-1, Slovakia, Lubomir Visnovsky (Jozef Stumpel,

Richard Zednik), 2:44 (pp). 2, Slovakia, Richard Zednik (Michal

Handzus, Lubos Bartecko), 9:11. 3, Slovakia, Jozef Stumpel (Zigmund

Palffy), 17:08. Penalties-Mikelis Redlihs, Latvia (High Sticking),

2:10; Krisjanis Redlihs, Latvia (Hooking), 20:00.

Second Period-4, Slovakia, Marian Hossa (Jozef Stumpel), 1:07

(pp). 5, Slovakia, Michal Handzus (unassisted), 2:20.

Penalties-Girts Ankipans, Latvia (tripping), 6:28; Zigmund Palffy,

Slovakia (Hooking), 15:02; Pavol Demitra, Slovakia (Holding),

19:19.

Third Period-6, Slovakia, Ivan Baranka (Martin Strbak, Michal

Handzus), 17:20. Penalties-Zigmund Palffy, Slovakia (Hooking),

8:06; Zigmund Palffy, Slovakia (Interference), 11:23.

Shots on Goal-Slovakia 13-15-9-37. Latvia 5-10-6-21.

Goalies-Latvia, Edgars Masalskis. Slovakia, Jaroslav Halak.

Referee-Daniel O halloran, Canada; Marcus Vinnerborg, Sweden.

Linesmen-Andriy Kicha, Ukraine; Brian Murphy, United States.