Anthony Mantha scores twice, Canada blanks Britain at hockey worlds
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KOSICE, SLOVAKIA - MAY 12: Kyle Turris #19 of Canada celebrates scoring a goal with Anthony Mantha #39 of Canada during the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Slovakia group A game between Great Britain and Canada at Steel Arena on May 12, 2019 in Kosice, Slovakia. (Photo by Lukasz Laskowski/PressFocus/MB Media/Getty Images)
KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) -- Anthony Mantha and Kyle Turris both scored twice as Canada bounced back from a defeat to Finland by trashing Britain 8-0 at the ice hockey world championship on Sunday on a day of big wins for big teams.
Mantha added three assists and Mathieu Joseph, Dylan Strome, Dante Fabbro and Sean Couturier contributed a goal each as Canada cruised through the Group A game in Kosice, outshooting their opponents 56-12.
Britain returned to the top division after a quarter of a century.
Canada plays host Slovakia on Monday.
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