Riley Barber Leads Team USA In 5-1 Victory of Czech Republic

Riley Barber, captain of team USA and prospect of the Washington Capitals, started the scoring fast for team USA. Just 30 seconds in USA pressured Czech Republic in their zone. Riley, thinking smartly, threw the puck on net at an impossible angle and watched the puck slip it’s way into the back of the net. USA never lost it’s lead from that point on . In fact team USA would score the GWG only 41 seconds apart from the first goal that came only 20 seconds in the game. USA never let up. They played a full 60 minuets. Jon Gillies, team USA’s goal tender, stopped 23/24 SA and posted a .940 SV%.

“I thought we were solid in front of [Gillies],” U.S. coach Don Lucia told NHL.com. “When we make the sure plays out of the neutral zone is when we are at our best. We need to chip pucks by people. When you try to get cute or go one on one, that’s when you get into trouble because we’re not that type of team.”

Here’s a picture of Riley Barber’s NHL page.

Riley

Look’s a little like Jay Beagle eh?

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