Auston Matthews had two goals and two assists as the United States blasted Switzerland, 10-1, in World Juniors action today in Helsinki.
Matthew Tkachuk also had two goals for the Americans, who opened the scoring at 7:23 of the first period then added five more before the period was over. Team USA led 10-1 by the 10:58 mark of the second.
Matthews and Tkachuk are both eligible for the 2016 NHL draft.
Christian Dvorak (Coyotes), Colin White (Senators), and Zach Werenski (Blue Jackets) each had a goal and two assists.
The Americans, with two wins and one loss, finish the preliminary round tomorrow against the underdogs from Denmark.