University of Michigan forward Dylan Larkin had two goals and an assist in the United States' 6-0 victory over Germany on Sunday night in the World Junior Championship in Montreal.
The University of Minnesota's Hudson Fasching had a goal and an assist, Jack Eichel, Auston Matthews and Sonny Milano also scored, and Brandon Halverson made 14 saves.
Eichel plays for Boston University, Milano for the Plymouth Whalers in the Ontario Hockey League and the 17-year-old Matthews, from Scottsdale, Ariz., is a member of the U.S. National under-18 team. Halverson plays for Sault Ste. Marie in the OHL.
The Americans are second in Group A with five points. They will play Slovakia on Monday and finish group play Wednesday night against Canada.
In Group B in Toronto, Pavel Buchnevich had a goal and two assists and Igor Shestyorkin made 32 saves to help Russia beat Switzerland, 7-0.
BASEBALL The nephew of the former owner of the San Diego Padres baseball team has died following a fiery sports car crash on Christmas Eve.
The Union-Tribune reported that 21-year-old Barry Alexander Moores was driving a rare Ariel Atom sports car when he lost control of the vehicle on a curve and collided head-on with an SUV shortly after 2 p.m. Wednesday.
SKIING Swedish skier Sara Hector upset all prerace favorites to win a women's World Cup giant slalom for her first career victory in Kuehtai, Austria.
Hector finished in 2 minutes, 17.61 seconds to beat Anna Fenninger of Austria by 0.09 seconds.
American teen Mikaela Shiffrin, who led after the opening run, came in third, 0.18 seconds behind.
HORSE RACING Odds-on favorite The Lewis Dinner and long shot Chasing Bubbles won the $150,000 New York Stallion Stakes for 2-year-olds at Aqueduct.
The Lewis Dinner took the filly division by 43/4 lengths over Kathy's Humor as the 1-5 favorite. With a third straight win, she improved to 3-2-1 in six starts for trainer Rudy Rodriguez. Manuel Franco was aboard for the six furlongs in 1:12.46. The Lewis Dinner paid $2.60 to win.
Bettys Bambino won the $100,000 Daytona Stakes by a half-length in his stakes debut at Santa Anita in Arcadia, Calif.
Ridden by Martin Garcia, Bettys Bambino ran 61/2 furlongs on the downhill turf course in 1:12.49 and paid $8, $4 and $3 as the 3-1 second choice.
Lil Bit O'Fun returned $5.20 and $3.20, while 6-5 favorite Sweet Swap was another 11/2 lengths back in third and paid $2.40 to show.
SOCCER Manchester City threw away a 2-0 lead to draw 2-2 at home to struggling Burnley, squandering the chance to close the gap on leader Chelsea to one point.