James van Riemsdyk Scored from an Impossible Angle; U.S. Hockey Tied 1-1

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James van Riemsdyk, who plays left wing for the Toronto Maple Leafs, scored from an impossible angle less than two minutes into the game to put the U.S. up 1-0 on the Czech Republic. After an own-goal off the skate of American defenseman Ryan Suter about three minutes later, the game is tied at 1.

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Here’s the Czech goal:

US own goal

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