USA blasts Switzerland, 10-1, at World Juniors

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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.

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