Photo by Rena Laverty
KAZAN, Russia- The U.S. National Team defeated host Russia, 6-0 today (Dec. 15) to win the 2019 Under-17 Four Nations tournament.
Chaz Lucius (Grant, Minn.) opened scoring this morning for Team USA putting home a rebound.
Jeremy Wilmer (Rockville Centre, N.Y.) converted a breakaway with Jack Devine (Glencoe, Ill.) to double the U17s lead early.
Caden Brown (St. Louis, Mo.) and Dylan Duke (Strongsville, Ohio) also both netted goals in the first to give the U17s a 4-0 lead heading into the second period.
After a scoreless second period, Tyler Boucher (Haddonfield, N.J.) extended Team USA’s lead to 5-0 early in the third period after sending the puck in five-hole on a breakaway.
Ryan St. Louis (Riverside, Conn.) tipped a shot at the front of the net to finished the scoring late in the third and make it a 6-0 final.
Gibson Homer (Grand Rapids, Mich.) picked up his first career shutout in the win.
|Fri., Dec. 13||Switzerland||W, 9-0|
|Sat., Dec. 14||Slovakia||W, 7-1|
|Sun., Dec. 15||Russia||W, 6-0|