Kasper Jensen (L) of Denmark vies for the puck with Philip Gogulla (R) of Germany during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Denmark and Germany at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 07 May 2011.

Kasper Degn (R) of Denmark vies for the puck with Korbinian Holzer (L) of Germany during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Denmark and Germany at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 07 May 2011.

John Tripp (top L) of Germany struggles for the puck with Denmark's Daniel Nielsen (top R) and goalie Frederik Andersen (bottom) during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Denmark and Germany at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 07 May 2011.

Kasper Jensen (L) of Denmark vies for the puck with Philip Gogulla (R) of Germany during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Denmark and Germany at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 07 May 2011.

A German supporter watches the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Denmark and Germany at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 07 May 2011. Denmark won 4-3 after penalty shootout. EPA/PETER HUDEC

John Tripp (2ndR) of Germany vies for the puck with Philip Hersby (L), goalie Frederik Andersen (2ndL) and Mads Bodker (R) of Denmark during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Denmark and Germany at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 07 May 2011.

Philip Hersby (L) of Denmark vies for the puck with Frank Hordler (R) of Germany during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Denmark and Germany at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 07 May 2011.

Philip Hersby (R) of Denmark vies for the puck with Frank Hordler (L) of Germany during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Denmark and Germany at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 07 May 2011. Denmark won 4-3 after penalty shootout. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Morten Madsen (L) of Denmark vies for the puck with Philip Gogulla (R) of Germany during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Denmark and Germany at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 07 May 2011. Denmark won 4-3 after penalty shootout. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Philip Hersby (bottom) of Denmark vies for the puck with Michael Wolf (up) of Germany during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Denmark and Germany at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 07 May 2011. Denmark won 4-3 after penalty shootout. EPA/PETER HUDEC

A glass-cleaner grins during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Denmark and Germany at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 7. May 2011.

Denmark's Jesper Jensen (C) and Michael Eskesen (R) vie for the puck with Marcus Kink (L) of Germany during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Denmark and Germany at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 07 May 2011. Denmark won 4-3 after penalty shootout. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Stefan Lassen (L) of Denmark vies for the puck with Marcel Muller (R) of Germany during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Denmark and Germany at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 07 May 2011.

Germany's head coach Uwe Krupp (C) reacts during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Denmark and Germany at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 07 May 2011. Denmark won 4-3 after penalty shootout. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Denmark's Nichlas Hardt (2nd R) celebrates with his teammates Stefan Lassen (2nd L), Morten Madsen (L) and Daniel Nielsen (R) after scoring the 3-3 equalizer during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Denmark and Germany at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 07 May 2011. Denmark won 4-3 after penalty shootout. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Denmark's head coach Per Backman (C) demands a time-out during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Denmark and Germany at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 07 May 2011. Denmark won 4-3 after penalty shootout. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Denmark's goalie Frederik Andersen during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Denmark and Germany at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 07 May 2011. Denmark won 4-3 after penalty shootout. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Korbinian Holzer (C) of Germany struggles for the puck with Denmark's Jesper Jensen (R) and goalie Frederik Andersen (L) during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Denmark and Germany at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 07 May 2011. Denmark won 4-3 after penalty shootout. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Patrick Reimer (R) of Germany scores a penalty against Denmark's goalie Frederik Andersen (L) during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Denmark and Germany at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 07 May 2011. Denmark won 4-3 after penalty shootout. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Mikkel Bodker (R) of Denmark scores a penalty against Germany's goalie Dennis Endras (L) during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Denmark and Germany at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 07 May 2011. Denmark won 4-3 after penalty shootout. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Goalie Frederik Andersen (L) and Thor Dresler (R) of Denmark celebrate after they won the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Denmark and Germany at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 07 May 2011.

Players of Denmark celebrate after they won the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Denmark and Germany at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 07 May 2011.

Germany's goalie Dennis Endras (2L) with his teammates show their dejection after the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Denmark and Germany at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 7 May 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC