Canada drops 6-3 decision to Switzerland at world hockey championship

Dean Kukan and Nico Hischier scored power-play goals and Denis Malgin had two assists as Switzerland defeated Canada 6-3 on Saturday at the world hockey championship in Helsinki, Finland.

Michael Fora, Jonas Siegenthaler, Pius Suter and Timo Meier – into an empty net – also scored for the unbeaten Swiss (5-0-0-0) at the Helsinki Ice Hall.

Kent Johnson opened the scoring for the Canadians (4-0-0-1), who suffered their first loss of the preliminary round.

Adam Lowry and Drake Batherson had the other goals.

Canada will play Denmark on Monday.

WATCH | Cozens’ hat trick leads Canada past Kazakhstan:

Dylan Cozens hat trick leads Canada past Kazakhstan

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Canada’s Dylan Cozens scores a hat trick on the way to Canada’s 6-3 defeat of Kazakhstan to go 4-0 in the 2022 IIHF world championships in Helsinki Finland.

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