Team Canada came up short Wednesday night against Team USA, falling by a score of 3-0.

The Americans finished round robin play on top of Group A with a 3-0 record, while Canada finished in second with a 2-1 record.

Brody Roybal opened the scoring for the U.S. at 9:49 of the second period beating Canadian netminder Dominic Larocque. Jack Wallace would add a power play marker at 11:20 of the third. Travis Dodson would cap off the scoring with an empty net goal with 1:31 remaining in the contest.

USA goalie Jen Lee made 9 saves for the shutout.

Team USA outshot Canada by a margin of 17 - 9.


Earlier in the day, Italy moved into second place in Group B with a 3-1 win over Norway.

Stephan Kafmann, Andrea Macri and Christoph Depaoli scored for Italy, while Audun Bakke had the lone goal for the Norwegians.


China improved its record to 3-0 on Wednesday with a 7-0 win over Germany in Group B action.

Germany finished round robin play with one win and two losses, one of those coming in overtime.

Yi Feng Shen led the way for Team China with four goals, while Zhi Dong Wang added two goals and an assist.

Goalie Yan Zhao Ji saved all 11 shots he faced.

Zheng Zhang earned Player of the Game honours for China, while Bernhard Hering took the award for Team Germany.

China has outscored its opponents 22-2 over its three round robin games.

China finished round robin play on top of Group B, while Germany finished in third spot.