The Associated PressMONTREAL (AP) — Troy Terry scored the lone shootout goal, Tyler Parsons stopped all five shots he faced in the tiebreaker and the United States outlasted Canada 5-4 on Thursday to win the world junior hockey title.
The game was decided in the five-round shootout after a 20-minute overtime period.
Terry scored on all three of his shootout attempts in Wednesday’s semifinal to give the United States a 4-3 victory over Russia. The Americans won all seven of their games in the tournament, also beating Canada 3-1 on Saturday in the group finale.
The University of Denver forward and Anaheim draft pick beat Carter Hart in the fourth round of the shootout.