Out of medal contention after the round robin, Slovakia now must play two games in the relegation round. Their first opponent, Norway, unexpectedly put up a strong fight tonight as the Slovaks just [url=http://www.iihf.com/Hydra/Tournaments_06/output/w20/hydra.iihf.com/data/iihf/output/xml/55/IHM055524_74_1_0.html]squeaked by 4-3[/url]. Lightning prospect Stanislav Lascek
notched a goal on 2 shots and was a +1. Vladamir Mihalik was +1 with one shot on goal. Marek Bartanus
was -2 with 3 shots on goal. Slovakia will play Switzerland tomorrow in their quest to stave off relegation.