20 April, 2014

Team USA Weekend Recap

Team USA defeated Belarus 5-1 today. Capitals’ and Team USA captain Chris Clark scored in his 3rd straightTeam USA Captain Chris Clark - photo from IHWC.net game and finished with 1 goal and 1 assist.
Team USA started the week with their lone exhibition game on Wednesday against Sweden in Stockholm. Clark had a goal and Brian Pothier with an assist as Team USA won 6 – 3.
The preliminary round started on Friday with a 6-2 win over Austria. Clark and Pothier respecively netted a goal and an assist for the second straight game.
Other Capitals in the World Championship:
Alex Ovechkin (Russia): Friday — 1G, 1A in a 9-1 win over Denmark; Sunday — 1A in a 8-1 win over the Ukraine
Nicklas B?§ckstr??m (Sweden): Saturday — 1A in a 7-1 win over Italy

One Comment

  1. Todd wrote:

    Just out of curiousity, how does individual performance in this tournament translate back to the NHL?

    30 April, 2007 at 3:14 pm | Permalink