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USA Advances to Semis
Team USA defeated the Czech Republic 5-2 AP Photo/ David J Phillip

USA Advances to Semis

Team USA continued its dominance in its Quarterfinals match-up against the Czech Republic.  Coming off several days rest, Team USA was very physical and never gave up on plays.  The U.S. would defeat the Czech Republic 5-2.  Jonathan Quick made 21 saves in the win.

Team USA did not waste any time getting on the scoresheet.  Less than 2 minutes into the opening frame, James van Riemsdyk found the back of the net, beating Ondrej Pavelec short side to go up 1-0.  Patrick Kane and Ryan Kesler assisted on the goal.  The Czechs would respond back minutes later.  Ales Hemsky found the puck amongst a wild scramble in front of the net.  Hemsky’s shot went top shelf to beat Quick and it was 1-1.

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