Phoenix’s Zachar playing big role at World Junior Tournament

Dylan Konecny
Staff Writer

In Buffalo, the biggest story from day one of the World Junior Championship was perennial powerhouse Russia’s loss to the Czech Republic, 5-4, at the Key Bank Center in Buffalo.
"We scored five times against the Russians, so that was big for us," said Czech defenceman Vojtech Budik after the game. "They're always such a good team, but our coaches prepared us really well for this game, and we played with a lot of intensity."

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