Left with nothing play for at the World Cup of Hockey, coach John Tortorella told his United States players to play a game for themselves.
Vladimir Tarasenko and Ivan Telegin scored 1:19 apart in the second period and Russia beat Finland 3-0 on Thursday to set up a World Cup of Hockey semifinal against Canada -- and knock out Team North America.
Patrick Kane was on the verge of tears as the final horn sounded on another American loss to Canada.
For the first time since Team North America came together, coach Todd McLellan had to re-instill some belief.
The fastest team made a fast, strong first impression at the World Cup of Hockey.
Getting skated out of two rinks by a group of players age 23 and younger was the best thing to happen to Team Europe.
Team USA were outskated and outworked Saturday in a 3-0 upset loss to Team Europe in the opening game of the World Cup of Hockey.
The fastest show on ice is the biggest attraction at the World Cup of Hockey.
Trying to create Olympic-like excitement without the hassle of a mid-season shutdown, the National Hockey League unveils the third World Cup of Hockey on Saturday in Toronto with global aspirations.
New York Islanders star John Tavares scored twice to lead Canada to a 5-2 victory over the United States on Saturday night in a World Cup of Hockey exhibition game.