Team USA got a huge lift from New York Rangers forward Colin Blackwell. In their dominant 6-1 victory over Slovakia, he scored twice moving the team into the medal round.
Colin Blackwell leads Team USA to medal round
While Blackwell was filling the net, his other Rangers teammates had strong games too. Zac Jones added an assist and finished with a +4 rating, while Kevin Rooney had no points but a +3 game.
“I’m just happy for the guys. We’re facing some adversity here with injuries, and to see that pull the group even closer, I couldn’t be prouder of them,” said head coach Jack Capuano.