Sports McDavid scores in overtime as Canada squeaks out 2-1 win over Latvia

02:06  15 may  2018
02:06  15 may  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

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HERNING, Denmark — Captain Connor McDavid scored a hat trick to lead Canada to a 5-0 win over Norway on Thursday at the ice hockey world championship, while the Czech Republic beat Russia 4-3 in overtime .

Connor McDavid scores three for Canada ; U.S. wins in OT. Earlier Thursday, Cam Atkinson scored in overtime to give the United States a 3- 2 win over Latvia , its fourth straight victory at the tournament.

Connor McDavid scored in overtime as Canada edged Latvia 2-1 Monday at the world hockey championship in Herning, Denmark.

McDavid batted his own rebound out of the air past Latvia goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis for the winning goal.

Anthony Beauvillier also scored for Canada, while Kristians Rubins scored for Latvia.

Canada clinched a quarter-final spot and moved into third place in Group B with 12 points on three regulation wins, one overtime win, a regulation loss and a shootout loss.

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Earlier Thursday, Cam Atkinson scored in overtime to give the United States a 3- 2 win over Latvia , its fourth straight victory at the tournament. "We came out and did what we had to again," McDavid said.

Bo Horvat added his first two goals of the tournament to round out the scoring . McDavid leads Canada with four goals and six assists and is tied for third place overall in the tournament. After Canada ’s regulation win and a 3- 2 overtime win for the United States over Latvia in Thursday’s

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