Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Clayton Keller, Americans Beat Latvia 6-1 at World Junior Hockey Championship

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Clayton Keller, Americans Beat Latvia 6-1 at World Junior Hockey Championship

Article excerpt

Keller, U.S. beats Latvia 6-1 at world juniors

--

TORONTO - Clayton Keller scored twice as the United States overcame a slow start to beat Latvia 6-1 on Monday at the world junior hockey championship.

Patrick Harper opened the scoring for the Americans (1-0-0) 6:27 into the game, but Renars Krastenbergs responded for Latvia (0-1-0) to make it 1-1 after 20 minutes in the tournament opener for both teams at Air Canada Centre.

The U.S. regained the lead for good when Colin White scored 6:29 into the second and Keller made it a 3-1 contest late in the period.

"We got better as the game went on," said American coach Bob Motzko.

"You could tell there were some nerves in the first period, but after the guys settled in we found our style of play and got the job done. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.