Red Wing’s goalie Jimmy Howard made 18 saves yesterday and theUnited Statestook downFinland5-to-0 to clinch a spot in the quarterfinals at the 2012 World Championship. TheU.S.sits in second place, three points back of Canadain Group-H. They are back on the ice tomorrow against Switzerland. Meanwhile, in the Stanley Cup playoffs, the Los Angeles Kings skated to a 4-2 win over the Coyotes in Game One of the Western Conference finals in Phoenix.
Meanwhile, the New York Rangers will host the New Jersey Devils tonight in Game One of the Eastern Conference finals.