The U.S. Canadian game was close even though Canada was ahead 3 to 0 after the first period. The U.S. fought back in the third period and scored two goals in the third period with just under seven minutes remaining. The Canadians manage to regroup and hold off the U.S. for the win.
The U.S. has had a poor series. A 5 to 2 loss against the Czech Republic knocked the U.S. team out of the medal round after an earlier U.S. loss to Finland. For more see this article.