Breaking News Emails

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.

The United States celebrate a 7-1 win against Slovakia during the Men's Ice Hockey Preliminary Round Group A game on Thursday, day six of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Six players scored, eight tallied assists and goalie Jonathan Quick made 22 saves in a commanding performance.

USA forward Paul Stastny #26 shoots past Slovakia goaltender Jaroslav Halak #41 for a goal as Slovakia defenseman Rene Vydareny #23 looks on.Matt Slocum / AP
John Carlson #4 of United States scores a goal against Jaroslav Halak #41 of Slovakia in the first period during the Men's Ice Hockey Preliminary Round Group A game.Martin Rose / Getty Images