USA defenseman Ryan Suter threw the puck off the lively boards in Sochi to generate a rebound and it worked perfectly. David Backes found the rebound and buried it past Ondrej Pavelec with 1.8 seconds left. USA now carries a 3-1 lead after the first period.
James van Riemsdyk opened the scoring with this short-side goal:
And, Dustin Brown buried this one into the open net after a gorgeous pass from David Backes: