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.