The U.S. Men’s National Team takes on Latvia at Minsk Arena at the 2014 International Ice Hockey Federation Men’s World Championship. The U.S. and Latvia enter the game tied with Belarus for second place in Group B.
Team USA is 8-0-0-2-1 (W-OTW-OTL-L-T) against Latvia in the IIHF Men’s World Championship. Last year, the U.S. won a 4-1 meeting in the preliminary round to extend its series winning streak to six games. Tim Stapleton had a goal and an assist. Craig Smith and Jacob Trouba each had an assist.