Seven players scored and the U.S. National Junior Team converted on six power plays in an 8-0 win against Germany on Sunday at the World Junior Championship in Malmo, Sweden.
2014 World Junior Championship
Dec. 26-Jan. 5, Malmo, Sweden
All U.S. games on NHL Network; times Eastern
Dec. 26: U.S. 5, Czech Republic 1
Dec. 28: U.S. 6, Slovakia 3
Dec. 29: U.S. 8, Germany 0
Dec. 31: Canada 3, U.S. 2
Jan. 2: Quarterfinal — Russia 5, U.S. 3
“For the most part, we played the game the right way,” said Team USA coach Don Lucia in a news release. “We didn’t get sloppy. We had a lot of puck possession time and we were unselfish with it.”
Hudson Fasching (Minnesota), also named the U.S. player of the game, Nic Kerdiles (Wisconsin), Will Butcher (Denver), U.S. captain Riley Barber (Miami) and Steve Santini (Boston College) also scored in the victory.
Team USA goaltender Anthony Stolarz (OHL’s London Knights) made his first start of the tournament and made 15 saves.
The U.S. concludes its Group A schedule on Tuesday (Dec. 31) against Canada at 11:30 a.m. EST live on the NHL Network and streamed live on NHL.com.