Video: Nelson scores twice giving the Americans an early lead over Slovenia

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New York Islanders center Brock Nelson scored his team-leading fifth and sixth goals of the tournament to give the Americans a 2-0 lead over Slovenia after 20 minutes at the World Hockey Championship in the Czech Republic.

Nelson opened the scoring at 4:17 of the first period putting home a Mike Reilly feed short side on Robert Kristan.

The 23-year-old gave the U.S. a 2-0 lead, on a power play, at 16:32 of the opening period burying the rebound off of Justin Faulk’s point shot.

Ales Music has Slovenia on the board early in the second.