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Dylan Larkin explains why Jeff Blashill is the right coach for the Red Wings. Filmed on April 2, 2019 in Detroit.
Helene St. James, Detroit Free Press

Detroit Red Wings center Dylan Larkin added another goal that won the game to his summary of the 2019 IIHF World Championship in Slovakia.

Midway through the third period of Sunday's preliminary round against Germany, Larkin drove to the net and hit a long-range pass from James van Riemsdyk, putting the short puck into Mathias Niederberger to break a 1-1 draw that had It was maintained from the first period.

I know. UU They got the victory, 3-1, to get a place in the quarterfinals, which are on Thursdays.

The American, coached by Jeff Blashill and Red Wings forward Luke Glendening and assistant coach Dan Bylsma, plays Canada on Tuesday, the final day of the preliminaries.

Dylan Larkin celebrates his goal with teammate James van Riemsdyk during the Group A game against Germany in Kosice, Slovakia on Sunday. (Photo: MARTIN DIVISEK / EPA-EFE / REX)

Red wings forward Anthony Mantha He is having a great performance in his first World Championship, where he leads the Canadians with seven goals and four assists in five games. Canada ends its round-robin stage on Monday with a game against Denmark.

Larkin has three goals and two assists in six games. His first goal of the tournament, which runs until May 26, gave the USA. UU A 3-2 overtime victory over mighty Finland. His third gave the Americans their fifth consecutive victory.

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