U.S. juniors rout Czechs in quarters
UFA, Russia -- John Gaudreau had a hat trick, Riley Barber scored twice and the United States beat the Czech Republic 7-0 to reach the semifinals of the world junior ice hockey championship on Wednesday.
The Americans will play Canada at Ufa Arena on Thursday. Defending champion Sweden will face Russia in the other semifinal game. Russia beat Switzerland in a 4-3 penalty shootout.
Gaudreau scored the lone goal of the first period when the Czechs were two men down at 11:45, and doubled ...
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