Monday, January 04, 2010

WJT Semi-Finals: USA 5 - Sweden 2

(above) 2010 DU recruit Jason Zucker congratulates goaltender Mike Lee after the USA upset Sweden in the World Junior semi-finals

From: USA Hockey.com

SASKATOON, Sask. - Jerry D'Amigo (RPI) scored twice including a third-period shorthanded goal, as the U.S. National Junior Team defeated Sweden, 5-2, in the semifinals of the 2010 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship. The U.S. (5-0-1-0) will face Canada in the gold-medal game Tuesday (Jan. 5) at 6 p.m. MST.

"We've gotten better every game of the tournament," said Dean Blais, head coach of the U.S. National Junior Team. "We worked really hard tonight, and we put ourselves right in the position we wanted to be." (read rest of story)

United States
Official lineup.
Left WingCenterRight Wing
29 Jerry D'Amigo
21 Derek Stepan (C)
8 Danny Kristo
16 Jason Zucker
17 Ryan Bourque
19 Jordan Schroeder (A)
20 Chris Kreider
22 A.J. Jenks
26 Jeremy Morin
23 Kyle Palmieri
9 Philip McRae
10 Tyler Johnson
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Extra Forward:
14 Luke Walker
Left DefenseRight Defense
4 Matt Donovan
24 Cam Fowler
5 David Warsofsky (A)
11 John Carlson
28 Jake Gardiner
2 John Ramage
18 Brian Lashoff
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Starting GoalieBackup Goalie
30 Mike Lee
1 Jack Campbell

5 comments:

Amy said...

Looking forward to another great match up between US and Canada!

vizoroo said...

Tuesday night is hockey night for Team USA!!

Go for the gold!

dggoddard said...

Go USA.

Good luck to the DU Boyz.

du78 said...

Gold Medal Game is at 8PM ET on the NHL Network

dggoddard said...

...On Tuesday. :-)