Bronze finish for Zubrus, Lithuania at worlds
Lithuania claims third place in Division I Group B play
Dainius Zubrus captained host Lithuania to a bronze finish in Division I Group B play at the 2014 IIHF World Championship in Vilnius.
The Lithuanians (3-2) concluded the round-robin tournament on Saturday with a 3-2 loss to Croatia, which took silver. Zubrus led all players with nine points (2g-7a) in five games and was plus-7.
Poland finished atop the six-team group, earning a promotion to Division I Group A next season.
It was Zubrus’ first appearance in a world championship since 2005, when he posted four points (3g-1a) in four games.