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USA men's hockey wins openerSubmitted: 02/13/2014
Story By NBC Olympics.com

SOCHI - Going into the 2014 Winter Games, Team USA had never beaten Slovakia in an Olympic contest.

Well, the Americans certainly remedied that today with a 7-1 blowout victory over Slovakia that highlighted a balanced attack. Phil Kessel led all U.S. scorers with three points, while six skaters — John Carlson, Ryan Kesler, James van Riemsdyk, Paul Stastny, T.J. Oshie and Patrick Kane — finished with two points each.

To read more about the game, select the recap link below.



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