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IIHF Worlds: Da Costa Scores Twice More For France in Shootout

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Stephane Da Costa scored two more shootout goals for France at the IIHF World Championships, helping his nation to a win over Belarus in preliminary round action on Thursday. Earlier this week, Da Costa scored a shootout winner against Switzerland.

Appearing in four games, the former Merrimack center has eight points (5 goals, 3 assists).

The breakout performance couldn’t come at a better time for Da Costa, whose rights with the Ottawa Senators expire this summer and he’ll become an unrestricted free agent in the NHL.

Highlights from Friday’s game can be seen below:

Mike McMahon is in his 12th year covering Merrimack College for The Eagle Tribune and is the founder and managing editor of The Mack Report. Mike also serves on staff as a senior writer at College Hockey News. Follow him on Twitter @MikeMcMahonCHN

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