U.S. Shuts Out Czech Republic, 7-0, in Quarterfinals

U.S. Shuts Out Czech Republic, 7-0, in Quarterfinals

UFA, Russia – John Gaudreau (Carneys Level, N.J./Boston School) scored three targets and the U.S. had 5 power-play targets because the U.S. Nationwide Junior Staff defeated the Czech Republic, 7-0, right here tonight at Ufa Area in a quarterfinal recreation of the 2013 Worldwide Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship. The win advances Staff USA into the semifinal spherical, the place it would face Canada tomorrow (Thursday, Jan. 3).


 


“In the present day we performed excellent from the goalie out to our defensemen and forwards,” mentioned Phil Housley, head coach of the U.S. Nationwide Junior Staff. “I feel we’re coming into our personal as a workforce. It is all the time good to get the primary objective, after which within the second interval our energy play was clicking and we pulled away. We’re trying ahead to tomorrow’s semifinal recreation in opposition to Canada.”

Gaudreau notched Staff USA’s first objective of the sport on a five-on-three energy play at 11:46 of the opening interval. Seth Jones (Plano, Texas/Portland Winterhawks) and Jacob Trouba (Rochester, Mich./Univ. of Michigan), who every posted 4 assists at this time, performed catch on the level earlier than Trouba despatched the puck on objective. The shot was deflected to the correct of the web for Gaudreau to slam previous goalie Patrik Bartosak.


 


Simply 28 seconds into the second stanza, Gaudreau scored a close to duplicate of his first objective of the sport. On the facility play, a shot from Jake McCabe (Eau Claire, Wis./Univ. of Wisconsin) hit J.T. Miller (East Palestine, Ohio/Connecticut Whale) and went on to Gaudreau for the tap-in tally. Ryan Hartman (West Dundee, In poor health./Plymouth Whalers) put the U.S. up by three 40 seconds later, leading to a goalie change for the Czech Republic.



Riley Barber (Livonia, Mich./Miami Univ.) boosted the U.S. result in 5-0 with targets at 8:44 and 12:13. First, Barber and Alex Galchenyuk (Milwaukee, Wis./Sarnia Sting) performed give-and-go alongside the correct aspect with Barber scoring from the sting of the crease. Subsequent, Barber scored on a breakaway that was began by Jones within the U.S. finish.



With 13 seconds remaining within the second interval, Gaudreau accomplished his hat trick, once more on the facility play, to present the U.S. a 6-0 lead. Miller and Jones assisted on the play.



4 minutes into the ultimate stanza, the U.S. made it 7-0 on its fifth-power play objective of the sport. Arrange in entrance of the goalie, Miller leaped within the air to keep away from a Trouba blast and deflected the puck previous the goaltender.



John Gibson (Pittsburgh, Pa./Kitchener Rangers) stopped 31 photographs for the U.S. within the shutout, whereas Bartosek turned apart 10-of-13 photographs and Matej Machovsky had a 23-save displaying in reduction for the Czech Republic.

Staff USA will face Canada on Thursday (Jan. 3) at 3 p.m. (4 a.m. ET) in Ufa, Russia. NHL Community (DirectTV 215, Dish 403) will broadcast the sport dwell, whereas NHL.com will present a dwell stream.

NOTES: John Gaudreau was named the Participant of the Recreation for Staff USA. Gaudreau leads the U.S. with 5 targets, all of which have come within the final two video games … The U.S. has 9 power-play targets within the final two video games, scoring 5 instances at this time and 4 instances vs. Slovakia on Dec. 31 … Staff USA has notched a five-goal interval in back-to-back video games, attaining the feat within the first interval vs. Slovakia (Dec. 31) and the second interval at this time … A U.S. participant has notched a hat trick in every of the final three IIHF World Junior Championship tournaments … For probably the most thorough protection of Staff USA on the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championship, click on right here … NHL Community is broadcasting all Staff USA video games dwell and re-airing them in prime time every night time. NHL.com can also be streaming all video games dwell … Phil Housley (South St. Paul, Minn.), head boy’s ice hockey coach at Stillwater (Minn.) Excessive Faculty, is the pinnacle coach of the 2013 U.S. Nationwide Junior Staff. He’s assisted by Mark Osiecki (Columbus, Ohio), head males’s ice hockey coach at Ohio State College, Grant Potulny (Minneapolis, Minn.), assistant males’s ice hockey coach on the College of Minnesota and David Lassonde (Denver, Colo.), assistant males’s ice hockey coach on the College of Denver … Jim Johannson (Colorado Springs, Colo.), USA Hockey’s assistant government director of hockey operations, is serving as the final supervisor of Staff USA for the fourth consecutive 12 months. Tim Taylor (Guilford, Conn.) is the director of participant personnel … Use the hashtag #USAWJC to hitch the dialog on Twitter.

GAME SUMMARY



Scoring By Interval







Staff

1

2

3

Complete

USA

1

5

1

7

CZE

0

0

0

0


 


First Interval – Scoring: 1, USA, Gaudreau (Trouba, Jones), 11:45 (5×3 pp). Penalties: USA, Hartman (roughing), 3:50; CZE, Sidlik (slashing), 4:07; USA, Biggs (boarding), 6:46; CZE, Musil (slashing), 6:46; USA, Bardreau (goaltender interference), 7:11; CZE, Jenik (hooking), 9:49; CZE, Jaskin (hooking), 11:23; USA, Trouba (holding), 18:00; CZE, Musil (slashing), 19:13.



Second Interval – Scoring: 2, USA, Gaudreau (Miller, McCabe), 0:28 (pp); 3, USA, Hartman (Bardreau, Trouba), 1:08; 4, USA, Barber (Galchenyuk, Trouba), 8:44 (pp); 5, USA, Barber (Jones), 12:13; 6, USA, Gaudreau (Miller, Jones), 19:47 (pp). Penalties: USA, Hartman (roughing), 5:02; USA, Reilly (roughing), 5:02; CZE, Hrbas (roughing), 5:02; CZE, Frk (roughing), 5:02; CZE, Sedlak (boarding), 8:22; USA, Trocheck (hooking), 10:12; CZE, Musil (delaying the sport), 19:10.

 


Third Interval – Scoring: 7, USA, Miller (Jones, Trouba), 4:08 (5×3 pp). Penalties: CZE, Hertl (tripping), 3:33; CZE, Jenik (delaying the sport), 3:39; CZE, Faska (cross-checking), 5:24; USA, Vesey (roughing), 12:06; USA, Galchenyuk (interference), 12:06; CZE, Musil (roughing), 12:06; CZE, Frk (slashing), 13:36; CZE, Frk (misconduct), 13:36; USA, Hartman (interference), 15:06; CZE, Beran (high-sticking), 16:27; CZE, Nemec (high-sticking), 17:25; CZE, Hrbas (cross-checking), 18:48.

 












Photographs by Interval

1

2

3

Complete

USA

9

15

13

37

CZE

8

15

8

31

 

 

 

 

 

Goaltender (SV/SH)

1

2

3

Complete

USA, Gibson, 60:00

8/8

15/15

8/8

31/31

CZE, Bartosak, 21:08

8/9

2/4

10/13

CZE, Machosvsky, 38:52

8/11

12/13

20/24


 


Energy Play: USA, 5-13; CZE, 0-6

Penalties: USA, 10-20; CZE, 17-44