U.S. blanks Germany, keeps rolling at IPC World Sled Hockey Championship

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Adam Page scored twice during a four-goal first period for the U.S. as it shut out Germany 7-0 in preliminary play at the IPC World Sled Hockey Championship in Buffalo, N.Y., on Monday night.

The U.S. outshot Germany 27-5, improving to 2-0 after a 6-1 win over Russia in its opener Sunday.

“It seems everything was going in that we were putting toward the net,” Page said, according to the International Paralympic Committee. “But now, we’ve just got to focus on the next game.”

The U.S. wraps up preliminary play against Italy on Wednesday (NBC Sports Live Extra at 2 p.m. and NBCSN at 10:30 p.m.). The U.S. will top its group with a victory over the Italians, advancing to the semifinals Friday.

Page, 23, was part of Paralympic gold medal-winning teams in 2010 and 2014 after being born with spina bifida, a birth defect caused by incomplete formation of the vertebrae.

Declan FarmerJosh PaulsPaul SchausSamuel Mumper and Brody Roybal also scored against Germany.

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Wednesday Preliminary Group B – Germany vs. Russia NBC Sports Live Extra 10:30 a.m.
Preliminary Group B – Italy vs. Team USA NBC Sports Live Extra 2 p.m.
Preliminary Group A – Czech Republic vs. Canada NBC Sports Live Extra 5:30 p.m.
Preliminary Group A – Japan vs. Norway NBC Sports Live Extra 9 p.m.
Preliminary Group B – Italy vs. Team USA * NBCSN 10:30 p.m.
Thursday Qualifying Round – TBA NBC Sports Live Extra 4:30 p.m.
Qualifying Round – TBA NBC Sports Live Extra 8 p.m.
Friday Semifinal Round – TBA NBC Sports Live Extra 4:30 p.m.
Semifinal Round – TBA NBC Sports Live Extra 8 p.m.
Semifinal Round – TBA* NBCSN 10:30 p.m.
Saturday Qualifying Round – TBA NBC Sports Live Extra 4:30 p.m.
Qualifying Round – TBA NBC Sports Live Extra 8 p.m.
Sunday Bronze Medal Game NBC Sports Live Extra 11 a.m.
Gold Medal Game NBCSN 2:30 p.m.

*denotes same-day delay