(Video) 2015 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament: Jakub Lacka, Slovakia
Photo: Team Slovakia forward Jakub Lacka racked up 34 goals and 77 points in 38 games for HK Ružinov 99 Bratislava’s U18 club in 2014-15 (courtesy of Chapin Landvogt/HF)
</p>Of the two countries hosting the 2015 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament, Slovakia has struggled a bit more than the neighboring Czech Republic. The*Slovaks have dropped a pair*of games so far with a game against*the winless USA squad coming up on Wednesday, while the Czech Republic got into the win column on Day 2 with a 5-3 victory over Switzerland.
The Slovaks have certainly put forth the effort but have given up*nine goals while only scoring four*of their own.… read more