GANGNEUNG, South Korea – Declan Farmer (Tampa, Fla.) tallied four goals and Brody Roybal (Northlake, Ill.) netted a hat trick for the second straight game as the 2018 U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team shut out the Czech Republic, 10-0, in its second preliminary round game of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.
“Our team was focused and ready to play today,” said Guy Gosselin, head coach of the 2018 U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team. “Offensively, we were creative and moved the puck extremely well. We’ll make sure to be prepared to face a good Korean team tomorrow.”
The United States (2-0-0-0/W-OTW-OTL-L) will close preliminary round play tomorrow (March 13) when it faces host South Korea. Puck drop at Gangneung Hockey Center is slated for 12 p.m. local time, making it an 11 p.m. ET puck drop on March 12 back in the United States. The contest will be televised live on NBCSN, in addition being streamed live on NBCOlympics.com.
For the complete game recap, click here.
PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games
Team USA Schedule – Gangneung, South Korea – March 11-18 – Gangneung Hockey Center
Date Opponent & Round Time (Local/ET)/Result Broadcast
Sun., March 11
Mon., March 12 Czech Republic
Tues., March 13 South Korea
Preliminary 12:00 p.m.
11:00 p.m. (March 12) NBCSN
Thurs., March 15 TBD
Semifinal 12:00 p.m.
11:00 p.m. (March 14) NBCSN
Fri., March 17 TBD
Bronze-Medal Game 12:00 p.m.
11:00 p.m. (March 16) NBCSN
Sat., March 18 TBD
Gold-Medal Game 12:00 p.m.
11:00 p.m. (March 17) NBCSN
NOTES: The U.S. outshot the Czech Republic, 31-13, went 3-for-4 on the power play and finished 2-for-2 on the penalty kill. For complete game statistics, click here … Deloitte, Labatt USA and Toyota are proud sponsors of the 2018 U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team … With three goals tonight, Brody Roybal set new U.S. records for most points and goals in a single season with 38 points and 21 goals, which both bested teammate Declan Farmer’s records of 35 points and 20 goals from the 2016-17 campaign … The 2018 U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team was announced on Jan. 1, 2018, and its full 17-player roster can be seen here … Dan Brennan (Colorado Springs, Colo.), director of sled national teams for USA Hockey, is serving as the general manager of the 2018 U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team … Guy Gosselin (Grafton, Wis.), a two-time U.S. Olympian (1988, 1992) and USA Hockey’s regional manager of the American Development Model, is head coach of Team USA … USA Hockey’s international council, chaired by Gavin Regan (Potsdam, N.Y.), vice president of USA Hockey, has oversight responsibilities for the U.S. Paralympic team.