In a hard play After a 4-2 loss to the hosts on the opening day,
In the first match with Japan Kazakhstan won with the score of 5-2 with netminder Vitali Kolesnik posting a 36-shot shut-out in a man-of-the-match performance and becoming the 2nd in their group.
Two goals inside 19 seconds towards the end of the first period from Konstantin Romanov (17.42) and Ilya Solarev (18.01) saw
But 55 seconds later, GB goalie Stephen Murphy was breached again as Yevgeni Blokhin converted another powerplay marker while Ashley Tait was denied a chance to break Kolesnik's shut-out on a one-on-one.
After this victory
On April 17 the Kazakh team will play against the host team-