Boston Bruins forward David Pastrnak will join his fellow Czechs as they compete in the World Hockey Championship in Finland, it was announced Tuesday.
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The maverick will try to help his country which had a record of 1-1-0 before facing Austria during the day. His teammates defeated Great Britain to then lower the flag to Sweden.
Pastrnak saw his National League season come to an end on Saturday, when the Bruins lost Game 7 of their first-round series 3-2 to the Carolina Hurricanes. He had 40 goals and 37 assists for 77 points in 72 regular season games, adding six points in the playoffs.