World Championships Game Day: 5-8-13

USA 4 vs. Finland 1
Ben Bishop, USA, DNP
Tournament totals: 3 GP, 2-1-0, 0 SO, 3.04 GAA, .873 sv%

Matt Carle, USA, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Tournament totals: 4 GP, 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM

Nate Thompson, USA, 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Tournament totals: 4 GP, 0-1-1, -1, 2 PIM

Nashville Predators forward Craig Smith had a hat trick to lead USA to a comfortable 4-1 win over co-host nation Finland. Colorado's Paul Stastny continued his strong tournament for the Americans, notching 2 assists in the victory. Nate Thompson assisted on Stephen Gionta's goal to round out the scoring for Team USA. Ben Bishop sat backup to John Gibson for the match as Gibson stopped 31 for the win.