University of Wisconsin men's hockey captain Luke Kunin recorded his second assist in as many games as the United States improved to 2-0 at the World Junior Championship with a 5-2 victory over Slovakia on Wednesday in Toronto.
Kunin got a center-ice assist on Troy Terry's solo effort on a power-play in the second period. That goal put the Americans ahead 5-1.
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The U.S. outshot Slovakia 50-20 a day after Canada outshot Slovakia 44-6 in a 5-0 victory. Kunin had a team-high eight shots on goal, including six in the first period.
Kunin also had an assist in the Americans' 6-1 victory over Latvia on Monday.
The U.S. plays Russia at 2:30 p.m. Thursday and Canada at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in preliminary round games.