USA clinches spot in quarterfinals
INNSBRUCK, Austria -- Zach Parise was stopped on a penalty shot with 1:25 left, but the United States clinched a spot in the quarterfinals of the world hockey championships by tying last-place Ukraine 1-1 Monday.
The Americans trailed 1-0 until defenseman Brett Hauer scored a power-play goal 2:45 into the third period. They couldn't grab the lead despite holding a 39-9 shots advantage.
The best chance came in the closing minutes when Ukrainian goalie Kostyantyn Simchuk was ...
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