Cody Hodgson scored twice in the second period to help spark Canada's 6-1 win over Italy at the ice hockey world championship on Friday, while the United States ended a two-game losing streak by beating Kazakhstan 4-3 in overtime.
Canada rebounded from a stunning loss to France to edge Slovakia 4-1 at the world ice hockey championship on Saturday.
Shea Weber scored 44 seconds into overtime to give the Nashville Predators a 4-3 victory against the slumping Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night.
Here's the question facing Nashville coach Barry Trotz: Should he bring back forwards Alexander Radulov and Andrei Kostitsyn following one-game suspensions.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman considers those complaints from various teams about their players receiving suspensions during the postseason as nothing more than "gamesmanship."