MONTREAL — Michigan’s Dylan Larkin scored twice in the United States’ 6-0 victory over Germany on Sunday at the World Junior Championship.
2015 World Junior Championship
United States schedule:
Friday, Dec. 26: U.S. 2, Finland 1 (SO)
Sunday, Dec. 28: U.S. 6, Germany 0
Monday, Dec. 29: U.S. 3, Slovakia 0
Wednesday, Dec. 31: Canada 5, U.S. 3
Friday, Jan. 2: Quarterfinals: Russia 3, U.S. 2
Brandon Halverson made 14 saves for the Americans, who outshot Germany 53-14.
With five points from two games, the U.S. is in second place in Group A, trailing Canada by one point.
The U.S. scored twice in each period, with Matthews and Fasching providing a 2-0 lead at the first intermission.
Milano made it 3-0 in a four-on-four situation in the second period, and Larkin scored his first goal of the night later in the frame.
Eichel scored a highlight-reel, wrap-around goal to make it 5-0 in the third:
Larkin scored his second of the game in the final minute.
Ohio State defenseman Janik Moser was minus-5 for Germany, while Western Michigan forward had a shot on goal and was minus-2.
Minnesota State recruits Parker Tuomie and Marc Michaelis both were minus-1. Tuomie had two shots on goal; Michaelis had one.