MONTREAL — Boston College’s Thatcher Demko made 17 saves for the United States’ second straight shutout, a 3-0 victory over Slovakia on Monday.
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
Yale’s John Hayden and Sonny Milano also scored for the U.S., which followed up a 6-0 victory over Germany a day earlier.
The Americans outshot Slovakia 45-17.
Milano ended a scoreless draw with 2:18 left in the second period, scoring from a sharp angle on a drive up the left wing.
Larkin made it 2-0 in the third period, also from just above the goal line. Hayden scored in the final minute.
The U.S. closes Group A play against Canada on Wednesday before entering the quarterfinal round on Friday.