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US Tops Korea For Fifth Straight Win at 2018 Men’s World Championships

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HERNING, Denmark – Patrick Kane (Buffalo, N.Y.) and Charlie McAvoy (Long Beach, N.Y.) each registered five points and 15 others added at least one point as the 2018 U.S. Men’s National Team earned a 13-1 victory over Korea in preliminary round play of the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation Men’s World Championship.

“We saw contributions from all four lines tonight and now find ourselves in a good spot after five games,” said Jeff Blashill, head coach of the 2018 U.S. Men’s National Team. “The most important game is the next one, so we’ll look to continue improving as we get set for Norway.”

The United States (3-2-0-0/W-OTW-OTL-L) is back in acton Sunday (May 13) when it takes on Norway. Puck drop is set for 4:15 p.m. local time (10:15 a.m. ET) live on NHL Network.

For the complete game recap, click here.

Team USA Schedule
2018 IIHF Men’s World Championship
Live on NHL Network

Date Opponent Location Time (Local/ET) Live Broadcast
May 1 Denmark
Exhibition KVIK Hockey Arena
Herning, Denmark W, 3-2 NA
May 4 Canada
Preliminary Round Jyske Bank Boxen
Herning, Denmark W, 5-4 (SO) NHL Network
May 5 Denmark
Preliminary Round Jyske Bank Boxen
Herning, Denmark W, 4-0 NHL Network
May 7 Germany
Preliminary Round Jyske Bank Boxen
Herning, Denmark W, 3-0 NHL Network
May 10 Latvia
Preliminary Round Jyske Bank Boxen
Herning, Denmark W, 3-2 (OT) NHL Network
May 11 Korea
Preliminary Round Jyske Bank Boxen
Herning, Denmark W, 13-1 NHL Network
May 13 Norway
Preliminary Round Jyske Bank Boxen
Herning, Denmark 4:15 p.m./10:15 a.m. NHL Network
May 15 Finland
Preliminary Round Jyske Bank Boxen
Herning, Denmark 12:15 p.m./6:15 a.m. NHL Network
May 17 TBD
Quarterfinals TBD TBD NHL Network
May 19 TBD
Semifinals Royal Arena
Copenhagen, Denmark 3:15 p.m./9:15 a.m.
7:15 p.m./1:15 p.m. NHL Network
May 20 TBD
Bronze-Medal Game Royal Arena
Copenhagen, Denmark 3:45 p.m./9:45 a.m. NHL Network
May 20 TBD
Gold-Medal Game Royal Arena
Copenhagen, Denmark 8:15 p.m./2:15 p.m. NHL Network
NOTES: Charlie McAvoy, who arrived in Herning this morning, was named the U.S. Player of the Game … Presenting tonight’s Player of the Game awards was John Johannson, older brother of the late Jim Johannson, assistant executive director of USA Hockey and general manager of the 2018 U.S. Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey Team, who passed away in his sleep at his home in Colorado Springs on Jan. 21 … Nick Bonino (Hartford, Conn./Nashville Predators) was added to the U.S. Men’s National Team roster earlier today to finalize the roster at 25 players. For the complete roster, click here … Jeff Blashill (Detroit Red Wings) is serving as head coach for the second straight year … The staff and players of the 2018 U.S. Men’s National Team are selected by Bill Zito (Columbus Blue Jackets), general manager of the 2018 U.S. Men’s National Team, along with members of the U.S. Men’s National Team Advisory Group that includes Stan Bowman (Chicago Blackhawks), David Poile (Nashville Predators), Ray Shero (New Jersey Devils), Dale Tallon (Florida Panthers), and Jeff Gorton (New York Rangers) … For complete coverage of the U.S. Men’s National Team, visit teamusa.usahockey.com/2018mensworlds … The official online home of the 2018 IIHF Men’s World Championship is 2018.IIHFWorlds.com … The U.S. has finished in the top four of the world championship in three of the last five years … USA Hockey’s international council, chaired by Gavin Regan (Potsdam, N.Y.), has oversight responsibilities for all U.S. national teams … NHL Network is the exclusive U.S. rightsholder for the tournament.

(USA Hockey photo)

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