In the Crease
Associated Press May 10, 2010
Jaromir Jagr set up three goals to help the Czech Republic cruise past France, 6-2, in their opening game of the ice hockey world championships in Cologne, Germany.
Group C rival Sweden won a had-fought battle with Norway, 5-2.
In Group A, Belarus rallied from two goals down to beat Kazakstan, 5-2. Russia, led by its big guns – team captain Ilya Kovalchuk, Alex Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, and Maxim Afinogenov – beat Slovakia, 3-1.