On Thursday, the second day of the World Juniors, Jacob Trouba scored the 2nd goal as the US romped 8-0 over Germany, a day after Canada beat the Germans 9-3. The tone was set when the US scored 19 seconds into the game. Eight different players scored a goal.
The US faces a much tougher task Friday (9 AM Eastern on NHL Network, replay 8 PM EST) against Russia, who will want to do better after Slovakia surprised them by going to overtime before losing, so Russia only earned 2 pts instead of 3.
After Russia the US will face Canada on Sunday (4:30 AM Eastern on NHL Network, replay 8 PM EST) and finish the opening round with Slovakia on Monday (5 AM Eastern on NHL Network, replay 8 PM EST).
U-S-A! U-S-A!! U-S-A!!!