AJHL Rookie of the Year, Rieger Lorenz is off to a good start at the U18 Men's World Hockey Championships in Germany.

The former Okotoks Oiler has two assists in two games so far and has a +4 rating.

Canada lost 8-3 in its opener against the U.S. but rebounded Sunday to win 8-3 over the host Germans.

Canada goes up against Czechia Tuesday morning at 7:30 a.m. mountain daylight time.