Slovak goalkeeper Denis Godla is about to make a save. Photo: Richard Wolowicz / HHOF-IIHF Images
Slovak goalie voted MVP
He was the hero in Slovakia’s bronze-medal campaign. Now Denis Godla was named Most Valuable Player, Best Goalkeeper and All-Star Goalkeeper.
Godla was not only strong in the bronze-medal win against Sweden but also throughout the tournament. He saved 224 of 242 shots on his goal for a save percentage of 92.56.
Two honours go to Canadian forward Max Domi, who was named Best Forward by the tournament directorate and voted onto the All-Star Team. Russian captain Vladislav Gavrikov was named Best Defenceman.
Individual Awards (selected by the directorate)
Best Goalkeeper: Denis Godla, Slovakia
Best Defenceman: Vladislav Gavrikov, Russia
Best Forward: Max Domi, Canada
Most Valuable Player (selected by the media)
Denis Godla, Slovakia
All-Star Team (selected by the media)
GK: Denis Godla, Slovakia
DE: Gustav Forsling, Sweden
DE: Josh Morrissey, Canada
FW: Sam Reinhart, Canada
FW: Max Domi, Canada
FW: Connor McDavid, Canada