USA Wins Gold Medal 3-1 Over Sweden

(above) DU recruit Jason Zucker (center) celebrates his third Gold Medal

USA 3 - Sweden 1


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1st Period
DU recruits Zucker & N. Shore paired on 2nd line

2:10 USA Goal - Luke Moffatt

13:04 USA 5 minute Misconduct & DQ - Austin Watson
(Swedish player injured - Elbow to the head)

Sweden scores, but goal is negated on video replay. Puck stopped on goal line.

USA kills 5 minute major penalty. USA goes on Power Play.

2nd Period
USA Goal 7 minutes into 2nd Period - Justin Faulk
(DU recruit Nick Shore with an assist)

USA PP Goal 13 minutes into 2nd Period - Rocco Grimaldi
(DU recruit Jason Zucker with an assist)
(Grimaldi considering DU, Notre Dame & North Dakota)

After two periods Zucker with 5 shots on goal, 1 assist & 0 +/-
N. Shore with 2 shots on goal, 1 assist & +1

3rd Period
Sweden Goal 13 Minutes remaining - Rensfeldt

Sweden pulls goaltender with 1:58 remaining

USA wins 3-1


dggoddard said...

Congrats to USA.

Nick Shore end tourney with 3 goals and 7 assists.

Jason Zucker finishes with 4 goals and 3 assists.

Zucker wins his 3rd Gold Medal for Team USA. Twice Under 18 World Champion & Under 20 World Champion.

Wonder if that's ever been done before by another US player? If so, it can't be too many.

puck swami said...

Well done, boys.

puck swami said...

Jason Zucker and Goalie Jack Campbell are the first Americans to win three gold medals at an IIHF Men’s World Championship events in the same calendar year.

2009 U18
2010 U20
2010 U18