Swiss Bank Czechs

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United States 4, Kazakhstan 1 Final

The U.S. (1-0-1) used three first-period goals to move into second place in Group B with three points, behind Slovakia — the Americans’ next opponent and the only 2-0 team in the six-squad bunch.
It didn’t take long for the U.S. to shake off any remaining jet lag and the disappointment of its 3-3 tie with Latvia in Wednesday’s opener. The Americans quickly established dominance over a team that fielded only two NHL players.
“I loved how we skated and were in position,” forward Doug Weight said. “We played better as a team. We should’ve had a lot more goals.”

Canada 5, Germany 1 Final

12 players pick up a point and Luongo stops 11 of the 12 shots he faced as Canada rolls onward.

Slovakia 6, Latvia 3 Final

Marian Hossa has four points leading Slovakia over Latvia.

Russia 5, Sweden 0 Final

Five different Russians have scored as Russia rebounds from yesterday’s loss.

Switzerland 3, Czech Republic 2

David Aebischer stops 40 shots as Switzerland takes out the heavily favored Czechs 3-2.

Finland 5, Italy 0

The Finns are putting the dissapointment of not having Miikka Kiprusoff behind them as they’ve started the Olympics with two straight shutouts.

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