Recapping Day 2 at the World Junior Hockey Championship in Ufa, Russia.
United States 8, Germany 0 The Americans routed Germany Thursday behind a goal and two assists each from Alex Galchenyuk and Riley Barber.
This was the first Group B game for the Americans, who are tied for first place with Canada. The Canadians downed Germany 9-3 on Wednesday. The U.S. plays Russia on Friday.
The Americans had eight different goal scorers. The Americans were up 3-0 after the first period on goals by Sean Kuraly, Jacob Trouba and Galchenyuk. They scored another three in the second - Barber, Shayne Gostisbehere and Ryan Hartman. J.T. Miller then scored on a solo effort midway through the third and Seth Jones completed the rout less than two minutes later.
US goaltender John Gibson stopped 19 shots through two periods. He was replaced for the third by Jon Gillies, who made seven saves.
German goalie Marvin Cupper stopped 38 shots.
Russia is third in Group B after beating Slovakia in overtim...