Pietela has 2 assists in Team USA's 8-0 win


The 2012-13 World Junior Championships could not have gotten off to a better start for Blake Pietela and Team USA.

Pietela had two assists in the United States’ 8-0 victory over Germany. In addition to the two helpers, the Michigan Tech Huskies forward finished the day with a plus, minus rating of +3 and one shot on goal.

Team USA will play its second game of the tournament tomorrow against Russia. Puck drop is set for 9am eastern time.

You can watch the game live on NHL.com or on the NHL Network.