In Day One action over in Moscow Russia pounded Denmark, 9-1
, with a goal and an assist, was named the Player of the Game) and the U.S. beat up on Austria, 6-2
(Team USA Captain Chris Clark
had a goal, Brian Pothier
an assist). Elsewhere, the Czech Republic crushed Belarus, 8-2
was held off the score sheet for the Czechs) and Finland shutout the Ukraine, 5-0
Read much more on the tourney over at Mike Vogel's blog
throughout the fortnight.