USA Defeats Canada in OT

Saturday, 05.5.2012 / 3:45 PM ET
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2012 IIHF World Championship

USA 5, CANADA 4 (OT)


Jack Johnson scored his second goal of the game 1:47 into overtime to lift the United States to a 5-4 win over Canada on Saturday at the hockey world championships.

Jim Slater, Patrick Dwyer and Nate Thompson also scored in regulation for the Americans (2-0-0), who beat Canada at the event for the first time since 2001 and just the fourth time in 42 tries overall.

John Tavares, Jeff Skinner, Evander Kane and Duncan Keith scored for Canada (1-0-1).

Jimmy Howard stopped 42 shots for the U.S., while Cam Ward had 29 saves for Canada.

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Game Highlights
Tavares opened the scoring for Team Canada, beating Jimmy Howard from in tight.
Late Penalty
Tavares bats a puck out of mid air and takes an inadvertent delay of game penalty in the closing seconds.   


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STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 82 38 48 5 86
K. Okposo 60 18 33 -8 51
R. Strome 81 17 33 23 50
F. Nielsen 78 14 29 8 43
B. Nelson 82 20 22 6 42
A. Lee 76 25 16 9 41
J. Bailey 70 15 26 3 41
N. Leddy 78 10 27 18 37
J. Boychuk 72 9 26 15 35
T. Hamonic 71 5 28 15 33
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 38 17 4 .914 2.43
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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