The World Cup of Hockey kicked off on Saturday with mixed results for the Blackhawks.
In the first game, the US lost 3-0 to Team Europe. Patrick Kane had a bad turnover that led to a Leon Draisaitl goal. Kane was minus-two in 18:48 as the Americans dropped a game they needed to win.
Canada also played their first game and destroyed the Czech Republic 6-0. Jonathan Toews scored a goal in 16:10 in the victory. Defenseman Michal Kempny was minus-one in 19:25 for the losers.
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The US plays Canada on Tuesday.