|Phil Kessel scores 3 to help US rout Slovenia 5-1|
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SOCHI, Russia — Phil Kessel scored two of his three goals in the opening five minutes and became the first U.S. player to record an Olympic hat trick in more than a decade, leading the Americans to a 5-1 win over Slovenia on Sunday.
The U.S. is undefeated through three games in the men’s hockey tournament at the Sochi Games and with Sunday’s win earned an automatic spot in the quarterfinals.
“The most important thing is getting the win,” Kessel said. “We just gotta keep improving and keep winning games.”
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