Young U.S. Hockey Team Beats Canada to Start Olympics 2-0
BEIJING (AP) — Captain Andy Miele had two points and Strauss Mann made 35 saves to help the United States beat Canada 4-2 in men's hockey at the Olympics.
The young Americans went hit for hit with the bigger, stronger, and more experienced Canadians.
The victory puts the U.S. in the driver's seat to win the group and earn a spot in the quarterfinals.
Beating Germany on Sunday would accomplish that and could make the U.S. the top seed in the knockout round.
The puck drop for USA vs. Germany is set for 7:10 a.m. CT Sunday morning (2/13) on USA Network, NBCOlympics.com and on Peacock.
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