United States 13, Russia 0
February 16, 2010
U.S. secures playoff spot behind second Potter hat trick
Updated: February 16, 2010, 10:17 PM ET
Jenny Potter came to Vancouver with five goals over three previous trips to the Olympics.
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After just two games in Vancouver, she's already scored six times. She's averaging a hat trick, although that probably is more of a reflection on the competition.
Her latest three-goal-game came in a 13-0 rout of Russia, clinching a spot in next week's playoffs. The Americans took just two shots in the final period to avoid making this any more humiliating for a young Russian team missing its starting goalie.
Natalie Darwitz added two goals and three assists for the U.S. Lisa Chesson, Karen Thatcher, Jocelyne Lamoreux, Monique Lamoreux and Caitlin Cahow all chipped in a goal and an assist while Hilary Knight had four assists.
Information from The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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