Slovakia defeats Latvia 6-0

 

 
 
 
 
Michal Handzus #26 of Slovakia scores against Latvia during the ice hockey men's preliminary game between Latvia and Slovakia on day 9 of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at Canada Hockey Place in Vancouver, Canada.
 
 

Michal Handzus #26 of Slovakia scores against Latvia during the ice hockey men's preliminary game between Latvia and Slovakia on day 9 of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at Canada Hockey Place in Vancouver, Canada.

Photograph by: Bruce Bennett, Getty Images

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Slovakia defeated Latvia 6-0 in men's preliminary Group B hockey action.

Lubomir Visnovsky, Richard Zednick, and Josez Stumpel scored in the first period as Slovakia jumped to a 3-0 first period lead.

Marian Hossa and Michal Handzus scored in the first five minutes of the second frame with Ivan Baranka lighting the lamp in the third.

 
 
 
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Michal Handzus #26 of Slovakia scores against Latvia during the ice hockey men's preliminary game between Latvia and Slovakia on day 9 of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at Canada Hockey Place in Vancouver, Canada.
 

Michal Handzus #26 of Slovakia scores against Latvia during the ice hockey men's preliminary game between Latvia and Slovakia on day 9 of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at Canada Hockey Place in Vancouver, Canada.

Photograph by: Bruce Bennett, Getty Images

 
Michal Handzus #26 of Slovakia scores against Latvia during the ice hockey men's preliminary game between Latvia and Slovakia on day 9 of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at Canada Hockey Place in Vancouver, Canada.
Lubomir Visnovsky of Slovakia celebrates with his team mates after he scored during the ice hockey men's preliminary game between Latvia and Slovakia on day 9 of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at Canada Hockey Place in Vancouver, Canada.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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