Team USA blanks Germany, 4-0, at World Juniors

The United States defeated Germany, 4-0, Thursday night in their third game of the IIHF World Junior Championship at HSBC Arena.

Charlie Coyle (Boston University), Jerry D’Amigo (Rensselaer alum), Jon Merrill (Michigan) and Chris Kreider (Boston College) scored for Team USA, now 2-1-0-0 in the tournament.

Jack Campbell started in goal and made 14 saves through 50:27 before Cornell’s Andy Iles played the last 9:33 and didn’t face a shot.

Niklas Treutle made 44 saves for Germany.

The U.S. will play Switzerland tomorrow night at 8 p.m. EST to wrap up the preliminary round. Should the U.S. win, it would advance to the semifinal round as Group A’s top seed.

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