The Czech Republic wins. If we're still tied, teams can recycle shooters. Can bank on Troy Terry shooting for the U. You'll recall his three shootout goals in the World Junior Championship. They'll play up to 10 minutes of sudden death, then we head to a shootout. Classic in the making. Here we go, folks. Czechs get a nice chance back the other way, the O'Neill and Little nearly score again. Next goal likely wins. Just over 6 minutes to go.
They have only 16 on goal so far. There hasn't been a lot of chances, especially here in this third period. You can feel the tension now with just over 8 minutes to play. Needless to say, this is a massive opportunity in a third period where there's been very little give. Both teams feeling out one another. Feels like we're in for a nail-biter. Jim Slater breaks up the U. The Czechs were dominating for the last plus minutes.
Czechs take a lead. The line of John McCarthy. If nothing else, it's leeping the puck away from American sticks. Not a positive trend. Czechs are 0 for 1 tonight on the power play and 2 for 8 in the tournament.
He's called for boarding just as the period expired. Not to be confused with Jan Kovar, who assisted on that goal. Brian Gionta lost the faceoff clean. What a run for the year-old. It was their bread and butter yesterday with a pair of goals against Slovakia 4 for 16 for the tournament.
None other than Troy Terry with the assist, his fifth point in five games. The kids are all right. He added another for good measure with 3: In between, the Americans finally received offensive support from someone over 21 years of age. Terry, at 20 the youngest member of Team USA, assisted on all three goals in the second period. And Garrett Roe's marker 9: What a goal by TeamUSA! The fight from Brian O'Neill.
The dish to Broc Little. Garrett Roe finishes to put the usahockey men up ! Finally, the elder statesmen showed off their speed and savvy to unhinge Slovakia and send them packing. The Czech Republic earned a bye to the quarterfinals by sweeping its group, including a win over Canada.
But the five-goal outburst at least shows the U. See how it unfolded below. Watch the Olympics live and on-demand with fuboTV 7-day free trial.
Two more goals from Ryan Donato, three assists from Troy Terry and — finally and most importantly — some help from the vets key a timely offensive breakthrough. Ryan Donato scores his second of the game and fourth of the Olympics all against Slovakia. Team USA is clicking; can they keep it up in the quarterfinals? The vets showed up when U. This will negate the Slovak power play. Probably should've been a penalty shot. USA is shooting itself in the foot with these penalties. Team USA is 20 minutes away from the Olympic quarterfinals if they can hold on.
Offense was firing on all cylinders. That's what they're capable of when able to play their game. Peter Ceresnak cuts the U.
It's the first power-play goal scored against the Americans. Slovakia to the power play with 4: Team USA hasn't allowed a power-play goal so far in the tournament 9 for 9. Mark Arcobello makes it , USA.