Video: Josi splits U.S. with beauty goal to open scoring in Worlds quarterfinal

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Dream start for the Swiss in today’s World Hockey Championship quarterfinal — not so much for Team USA.

Nashville defenseman Roman Josi opened the scoring 13 minutes into the first period on Thursday, firing home this unassisted marker after dancing through the U.S. defense:

Despite that start, the Americans battled back midway through the second period with two goals in less than a minute — from Ben Smith and Charlie Coyle — to take a 2-1 lead.