Kazakhstan 4 vs. Latvia 5
Kristers Gudlevskis , Latvia, DNP
Tournament totals: 1 GP, 0-1-0, 0 SO, 3.04 GAA, .909 sv%
Ex-Thrashers pick Arturs Kulda had a pair of goals to lead Latvia to a narrow 5-4 win over Kazakhstan. Ex-NHLer Nikolai Antropov had 1 goal and 3 points in defeat for the Kazaks. Kristers Gudlevskis sat backup to Edgard Masalskis for Latvia.
With all teams now through 3 games of the round robin phase of the tournament, Richard Panik 's Slovakia is in last in the 8 team Group A. Andrei Vasilevskiy  and Russia are currently 1st in Group B, followed by second place Team USA and Tyler Johnson , third place Gudlevskis and Latvia, and fourth place Dmitry Korobov  and home country Belarus.