Dynamo Riga Wins the USA Cup, 5-2
Igor Pavlov and Oleg Znarok scored 50 seconds apart in the third period as Dynamo Riga held off the United States, 5-2, to win the USA Cup Sunday night.
Pavlov broke a 2-2 tie at 5:20 when he took a drop pass behind the net from Ilmars Tomanis and flipped a backhander past goalie Scott LaGrand as he skated through the crease.
Znarok was the leading scorer in the four-day tournament with four goals and four assists.
Stockholm AIK defeated Canada, 6-5, in the consolation game.