Team Czech Republic defeated Team USA 4-3 on Thursday in the final game at the World Cup of Hockey 2016 for each team. Team Czech Republic went 1-1-1, and Team USA was 0-3-0.
Here are the three stars of the game as selected by members of the World Cup of Hockey 2016 Organizing Committee:
3rd Star - Ales Hemsky, F, Team Czech Republic
ASSIST, PLUS-2 RATING, 12:50 TOI
Assisted on Milan Michalek's goal at 17:29 of the second period that turned out to be the game-winner.
2nd Star - Dustin Byfuglien, D, Team USA
ASSIST, 4 HITS, 21:18 TOI
Played the physical game that was expected of Team USA all tournament. Assisted on Justin Abdelkader's goal in the second period to tie it 2-2.
1st Star - Milan Michalek, F, Team Czech Republic
2 GOALS, 21:26 TOI
Scored twice in the second period to give Team Czech Republic the boost it needed to get its first win of the World Cup.