USA captain JT Compher and his teammates had played in two tight contests to begin the 2013 U18 World Junior Championship, so the team no doubt welcomed a game in which there was little doubt of the outcome.
Team USA rolled over Latvia 7-1 on Day 4 of the U18 WJC. 14 players registered at least one point in the game, with Compher being a part of the one-point contingent with one assist. The USA controlled play early, jumping out to a 4-0 lead after one period and never looked back after that.
Compher, a native of Northbrook, IL, competed at last year's U18 as a member of Team USA's gold medal-winning squad.… read more