Finland, Russia remain perfect at Worlds

Jarkko Immonen and Valtteri Filppula each scored a pair of goals for Finland, as the reigning gold medalist took down Switzerland, 5-2, at the 2012 World Championship on Tuesday.

Leo Komarov also lit the lamp and Kari Lehtonen made 26 saves for Finland, which holds a perfect 3-0 record in the tournament.

Also in Helsinki, Belarus scored three goals in the second period to beat Kazakhstan by a 3-2 margin.

Yevgeni Kovyrshin, Konstantin Koltsov and Mikhail Grabovski scored for Belarus, which got 28 saves from Andrei Mezin.

Vadim Krasnoslobodtsev scored both of Kazakhstan's goals. Vitali Yeremeyev stopped 29-of-32 shots.

In Stockholm, Semyon Varlamov stopped 30 shots to help Russia blank Germany, 2-0.

Nikolai Zherdev and Alexei Tereshenko scored for the Russians, who improved to 3-0.

Ronalds Kenins, Oskars Bartulis and Miks Indrasis all had a goal and an assist for Latvia in a 5-0 win over Italy.

Edgars Masalskis recorded his fifth career World Championship shutout with a 23-save performance.