– Kyle Okposo scored twice in a three-goal third period for the Islanders in a 5-4 win over the Wild from the Xcel Energy Center. Nino Niederreiter had a goal and assist for Minnesota while Ryan Suter, Jonas Brodin and Justin Fontaine also lit the lamp in defeat. Josh Harding stopped 26 shots as the Wild lost their fifth straight. The Wild host the Blues tomorrow.
The Americans avenged their loss to Japan in the 2011 final and earned a record third title and their first since 1999.
A look at some of the biggest headlines this week and the stories you may have missed.
A Fort Bragg soldier has been charged with creating a panic at a mall after appearing with an assault rifle.
Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!