Team USA beat Switzerland 3-1 in their first game at the Winter Olympics from Vancouver. Bobby Ryan, David Backes, and Ryan Malone scored the goals for USA. The U.S. skates with Norway on Thursday.
Also in the Olympics; Canada blanked Norway 8-0, Jarome Iginla had a hat trick, Dany Heatley added 2 goals. Russia had no problem with Latvia winning 8-2. Alex Ovechkin scored a pair of goals.