Slovakia came out firing in the second period, but it was a power-play marker from Rafael Meier with 6:48 remaining in the frame to put the Swiss into the lead. Slovakia got a power-play marker of its own from Cedzo to tie the game again. Switzerland finished 1-for-5 with the man advantage, while Slovakia was 1-for-4.
Regulation time decided nothing, so 3-on-3 overtime was needed. František Dej beat his man to the outside and made a nice drop pass to Cedko, who buried the the winner at 1:53 to give Slovakia its first win of the tournament.
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