World Championships Game Day: 5-18-13
Switzerland 3 vs. USA 0
Ben Bishop, USA, DNP
Tournament totals: 5 GP, 3-2-0, 0 SO, 2.83 GAA, .876 sv%
Matt Carle, USA, 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Tournament totals: 9 GP, 0-2-2, +1, 0 PIM
Nate Thompson, USA, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Tournament totals: 9 GP, 1-2-3, +1, 8 PIM
Former Blues draft pick Reto Berra stopped all 29 shots he faced to send unlikely Switzerland to the Gold Medal Match of the IIHF World Championships. Berra received 1 goal and 1 assist of support from Islanders first rounder Nino Neiderreiter in the victory. Ben Bishop sat backup to Anaheim draft pick John Gibson for Team USA.
Switzerland will play Sweden in the Gold Medal Match. USA will conclude their tournament against Finland in the Bronze Medal Match tomorrow.