BEIJING, CHINA - FEBRUARY 05: Team United States celebrate their 5-0 win over Team ROC during the Women's Preliminary Round Group A match at Wukesong Sports Centre on February 05, 2022 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
BEIJING (AP) — Hilary Knight scored two first-period goals, Alex Cavallini stopped 12 shots, and the United States routed Switzerland 6-0 at the Beijing Olympics in its final tune-up before facing arch-rival Canada.
Kelly Pannek and Jesse Compher also scored twice for the Americans, who close Group A play against Canada on Tuesday.
The U.S. improved to 3-0 and had 13 of 19 skaters earn at least a point.
In the day's other game, Le Mi scored the lone shootout goal to secure host China a 2-1 win over Japan.
The Japanese earned a point to secure one of Group B's three spots in the quarterfinals.
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