PYEONGCHANG -- The U.S. women's hockey team cruised to a 5-0 victory over the Olympic Athletes of Russia, on Tuesday.
Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson had a historic six-second stretch in the second period. The forward made it 2-0 at the 11:46 mark, then added another goal just six seconds later to make it 3-0. It set a record for quickest back-to-back goals by a man or women in Olympic hockey history.
Sun Valley's Hilary Knight did not record a point, but she did tally six shots on goal. As a team, the Americans recorded 50 shots on the net compared to just 13 for O.A.R.
The Americans clinched a spot in the semifinals with the victory, however, they do have one more game in the prelims before the knockout rounds being. Team USA will face rival-Canada on Wednesday at 8:10 p.m. MT.
The Americans and Canadians have met in the last two Olympics finals. Team Canada won both gold medal matchups, which included a late, 4-3, comeback victory in Sochi in 2014.