Team USA finishes third in Group A
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Goaltender Vladislav Koutsky made 38 saves to help the Czech Republic to a 3-1 victory over the United States in the World Junior Hockey Championship on Thursday.
The Czech victory drops the Americans to the No. 3 spot out of Group A. The United States finished the preliminary round of the tournament with a 2-2 record.
Sweden defeated Slovakia 3-0 on Thursday and will play the U.S. in the tournament quarterfinals on Saturday.
The Czechs (3-1) ...
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