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Jason Spezza
Canada opens hockey worlds with 6-1 win over Latvia

Canada showed its attacking power with a 6-1 victory over Latvia on Friday in the first game of the world hockey championship, while the United States beat 2014 runner-up Finland 5-1. Defending champion Russia opened with a 6-2 victory over Norway, and Sweden beat host Czech Republic 6-5 in a shootout. Dallas Stars forward Jason Spezza led the Canadians with two goals and an assist in the Group A match in Prague. "We're so new to each other, we're trying to build chemistry," Spezza said. "We talked every turn we came to the bench, we tried to figure out our systems, we tried to figure out the big ice, to use these games as building blocks for your team. Even if we...