We have our first big upset of the 2016 World Juniors.
Denmark defeated Switzerland, 2-1, today in Helsinki.
From the IIHF:
Soren Nielsen and Mathias From scored for Denmark, which rallied in the third period from a 1-0 deficit. Noah Rod tallied for Switzerland.
Things have only gotten worse for Switzerland after a disappointing and undisciplined 8-3 loss to Sweden to open the tournament. The Swiss played with a shortened bench due to three suspensions from their loss to Sweden.
The Danes, though, have every reason to be happy after their first-ever regulation-time win at the World Juniors.
The victory was met with great enthusiasm by Danish NHLers:
Last year, the Danes won their first ever game in the top flight of the World Juniors with a 4-3 shootout win over Switzerland.