The Americans next will play Slovakia on Friday. Ceresnak's slap shot from the point found twine to capitalize on a power play and give his team a third-period lead against the gold-medal favorites.
Team USA led 2-0 in the third period when Slovenia rallied to create a tense finish.
Russia, by the way, might have not only lose the game but a player for at least a game - Per IIHF source Nikita Nesterov's hit in the 1st period will be reviewed by disciplinary committee. "I'm proud of the team and hopefully we can start looking to the next game and surprise somebody else". The other two members of Group B are Slovakia and Slovenia, the United States' first opponent. Instead of Patrick Kane and Auston Matthews, the U.S.is led by captain Brian Gionta and a cast of former NHLers, including Chris Bourque, Mark Arcobello and James Wisniewski among them.
"It was exciting to get my first, but it would have been much better to get a win tonight", said Greenway, one of four American college players in the US team. All 12 teams advance to the single-elimination portion of the tournament, but group play determines seeding; the victor of each group, plus the highest ranking runner-up, earn a first-round bye.
Boris Johnson meets Aung San Suu Kyi for Rohingya talks
Almost 690,000 Rohingya have fled their villages and crossed the border of western Myanmar into Bangladesh since August. Britain is one of the biggest direct donors of aid for the humanitarian effort to help the refugees.
Mursak, who now plays for Frolunda HC in the Swedish Hockey League, was selected by the Red Wings in the sixth round of the 2006 NHL Draft.
Team USA has won the last four World titles, seven of the last eight. During the 2017 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship, Terry scored three consecutive shootout goals to beat Russian Federation in semifinals and scored the single shootout shot against Canada for the gold medal.
Despite the loss, the race for gold is still wide open.
Bobby Sanguinetti reacts after Slovenia scores the game-tying goal against the United States at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on February 14, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. Even though the USA holds an 11-4 shot total, Slovenia skated with them much of the period and, lest we forget, this one could be tied right now. Americans have four shots compared to Slovenia's one so far.