Germany beats Slovakia 5-1 at world hockey championship

May 10, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) Germany moved into fourth place in Group B at the hockey world championship by beating Slovakia 5-1 Tuesday.

Dominik Kahun and Philip Gogulla each had a goal and an assist each as Germany won its first game of the tournament and moved ahead of the United States in the eight-team standings.

Slovakia remains in third place despite the loss, behind Canada and Finland.

The top four teams in each group advance to the playoff round.