Max Pacioretty of the Montreal Canadiens opened the scoring and the United States rolled to a 5-0 victory over defending champion Finland at the ice hockey world championships on Sunday.
Kyle Palmieri of the Anaheim Ducks added a goal in the second period, followed two minutes later by a power play goal by Justin Faulk.
Chris Butler of the Calgary Flames and Bobby Ryan closed out the scoring for the US team.
The Finns also lost to Canada in the round-robin tournament.
Canada tops Group A with 16 points, followed the US with 13 points and Finland with 12. If Finland beats Kazakhstan on Monday, it will again face the US team in Thursday's quarterfinal.
from Allan Maki of the Globe and Mail, From high in the rafters of the Montreal Forum, an organist plays a lovely little number once made popular by polkameister Frankie Yankovic. The song’s unsung lyrics are, “Somewhere my love, there will be songs to sing ...”
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