In Portland, Maine, Nathan Gerbe (2005, 5th round) had a goal and an assist as Team USA dominated Sweden, 5-1. From USA Hockey:
After a scoreless second period, Team USA opened up a 3-0 advantage at 3:58 of the third period when Dustin Brown (Ithaca, N.Y./L.A. Kings) took Nathan Gerbe's (Oxford, Mich./Boston College) feed from behind the net and fired one home from the left circle. The U.S. extended its lead to 4-0 off Gerbe's rebound goal at 11:52.Fellow Sabre Drew Stafford picked up the second assist on Gerbe's goal. The exhibition was a precursor to the IIHF World Championship that begins on Friday.