Smyth hurt, Canada wins
Canada beat Latvia 6-1 in a pool-play game today at the IIHF World Championships, but Kings winger Ryan Smyth, Canada’s captain, is finished for the tournament with a broken ankle that he suffered in practice. Smyth told Canadian reporters that an MRI revealed a fracture. Smyth told reporters, “We’ve got the whole summer to heal. I’ll be itching and ready to go when September rolls around.” For more on the game, click here.