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Needing a victory in order to reach the medal round of the 2013 World Junior Championships, the United States roared out of the gates Monday, scoring five first-period goals en-route to a 9-3 victory over Slovakia. Team USA thus advanced to the quarterfinals and will face the Czech Republic on Wednesday.

Rangers prospect JT Miller recorded a pair of assists in Monday's victory, and fellow Blueshirts draft pick Peter Ceresnak earned an assist for Slovakia.

Watch the complete highlights of Team USA's clutch victory here, then share your comments below.

Dec 31 - 3:07pm