Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Oliver Wahlstrom Scores Twice, US Beats Czechs in World Junior Exhibition Game

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Oliver Wahlstrom Scores Twice, US Beats Czechs in World Junior Exhibition Game

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Oliver Wahlstrom leads US over Czechs

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LANGLEY, B.C. - Oliver Wahlstrom scored twice less than four minutes into the game as the United States went on to down the Czech Republic 6-2 on Saturday in an exhibition tune-up ahead of the world junior hockey championship.

Phil Kemp also scored in the first for the Americans, who outshot their opponent 20-2 in the opening period and took a three-goal lead into the first intermission at the Langley Events Centre.

Josh Norris, Sasha Chmelevski and Ty Emberson also found the back of the net for the U.S. while Kyle Keyser made 19 saves for the win.

Jakub Lauko and Martin Necas replied for the Czech Republic.

Jakub Skarek started in net for the Czechs and stopped 21-of-24 shots before giving way to Jiri Patera midway through the second. …

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