Thor Dresler (R) of Denmark vies for the puck with Andris Dzerins (L) of Latvia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group D match between Denmark and Latvia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 04 May 2011.

Denmark's Mads Christensen (R) celebrates with his teammate Julian Jakobsen (L) after scoring the openin goal during the Ice Hockey World Championship group D match between Denmark and Latvia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 04 May 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Mikkel Bodker (L) of Denmark vies for the puck with Krisjanis Redlihs (R) of Latvia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group D match between Denmark and Latvia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 04 May 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Morten Green (2ndR) and Kirill Starkov (L) of Denmark vie for the puck with Georgijs Pujacs (R) and Lauris Darzins (2ndL) of Latvia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group D match between Denmark and Latvia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 04 May 2011.

Philip Hersby (R) of Denmark vies for the puck with Armands Berzins (L) of Latvia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group D match between Denmark and Latvia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 04 May 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Mikkel Bodker (bottom left) and Mads Christensen (R) of Denmark vie for the puck with Krisjanis Redlihs (top left) and Herberts Vasiljevs (C) of Latvia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group D match between Denmark and Latvia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 04 May 2011. Denmark won 3-2 after penalty shootout. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Nichlas Hardt (R) of Denmark vies for the puck with Oskars Cibulskis (L) of Latvia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group D match between Denmark and Latvia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 04 May 2011.

Nichlas Hardt (L) and Daniel Nielsen (R) of Denmark vie for the puck with Mikelis Redlihs (C) of Latvia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group D match between Denmark and Latvia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 04 May 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Denmark's Mads Christensen (C) celebrates with his teammates Mads Bodker (L) and Mikkel Bodker (R) after he scored Denmark's 2-1 lead during the Ice Hockey World Championship group D match between Denmark and Latvia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 04 May 2011.

Denmark's head coach Per BaEckman (C) reacts during the Ice Hockey World Championship group D match between Denmark and Latvia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 04 May 2011. Denmark won 3-2 after penalty shootout. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Jekabs Redlihs (C) of Latvia celebrates with his teammates Kristaps Sotnieks (L) and Aleksandrs Nizivijs (R) after he scored Latvia's 2-2 equalizer during the Ice Hockey World Championship group D match between Denmark and Latvia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 04 May 2011.

Latvia's head coach Olegs Znaroks (top center) talks to his players during the Ice Hockey World Championship group D match between Denmark and Latvia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 04 May 2011. Denmark won 3-2 after penalty shootout. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Morten Green (L) of Denmark vies for the puck with Gints Meija (C) and Armands Berzins (R) of Latvia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group D match between Denmark and Latvia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 04 May 2011.

Mads Bodker (L) of Denmark vies for the puck with Girts Ankipans (R) of Latvia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group D match between Denmark and Latvia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 4. May 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Mads Christensen (R) of Denmark vies for the puck with Jekabs Redlihs (L) of Latvia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group D match between Denmark and Latvia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 4. May 2011.

Kirill Starkov (R) of Denmark vies for the puck with Arvids Rekis (L) of Latvia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group D match between Denmark and Latvia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 4. May 2011.

Goalie Frederik Andersen (R) of Denmark vies for the puck with Mikelis Redlihs (L) of Latvia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group D match between Denmark and Latvia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 4. May 2011.

Mads Christensen (top right) and Mads Bodker (bottom right) of Denmark vie for the puck with Herberts Vasiljevs (top left) and Mikelis Redlihs (bottomleft) of Latvia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group D match between Denmark and Latvia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 04 May 2011. Denmark won 3-2 after penalty shootout. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Mads Bodker (R) of Denmark vies for the puck with Mikelis Redlihs (L) of Latvia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group D match between Denmark and Latvia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 04 May 2011. Denmark won 3-2 after penalty shootout. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Denmark's goalie Frederik Andersen (L) saves a penalty by Herberts Vasiljevs (R) of Latvia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group D match between Denmark and Latvia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 04 May 2011.

Denmark's goalie Frederik Andersen (L) saves a penalty of Aleksandrs Nizivijs (R) of Latvia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group D match between Denmark and Latvia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 04 May 2011. Denmark won 3-2 after penalty shootout. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Denmark's Mads Christensen (L) scores the winning penalty against Latvia's goalie Edgars Masalskis (R) during the Ice Hockey World Championship group D match between Denmark and Latvia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 04 May 2011. Denmark won 3-2 after penalty shootout. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Denmark's Mads Christensen (R, 60) celebrates with his teammates after scoring the winning penalty during the Ice Hockey World Championship group D match between Denmark and Latvia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 04 May 2011. Denmark won 3-2 after penalty shootout EPA/PETER HUDEC

Denmark players celebrate after winning the Ice Hockey World Championship group D match between Denmark and Latvia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 04 May 2011. Denmark won 3-2 after penalty shootout. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Denmark's goalie Frederik Andersen (L) celebrates with his teammates Julian Jakobsen (R) and Morten Poulsen (C) after they won the Ice Hockey World Championship group D match between Denmark and Latvia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 04 May 2011.