Hlinka Gretzky Cup Recap: SVK 3, SUI 2 (OT)
Cedzo scored a pair of goals—including the overtime winner—as Slovakia downed Switzerland to close the prelims
Slovakia came out firing in the second period, but it was a power-play
marker from Rafael Meier with 6:48 remaining in the frame to
put the Swiss into the lead. Slovakia got a power-play marker of its own from Cedzo to tie the game again. Switzerland finished 1-for-5 with the man advantage, while Slovakia was 1-for-4.
Regulation time decided nothing, so 3-on-3 overtime was needed. František Dej
beat his man to the outside and made a nice drop pass to Cedko, who buried
the the winner at 1:53 to give Slovakia its first win of the tournament.
RED DEER, Alta. – Adam Cedzo scored a pair of goals, including the overtime
winner, to give Slovakia its first win at the 2022 Hlinka Gretzky Cup, 3-2 over
Switzerland on Wednesday afternoon.
Daniel Alexander Jenčko got Slovakia on the board just past the halfway
mark in the first period, but Kevin Zürcher answered right back for the Swiss to
make it a 1-1 game going into the intermission.