UNIONDALE, N.Y., DEC. 13 -- Kevin Miller and Tony Granato each scored three goals to lead the U.S. Olympic hockey team tonight to a 13-2 rout of the Soviet Selects.
Corey Millen had a goal and three assists for the U.S. team, which took a 2-1 lead in the eight-game series against the Soviets that continues Tuesday at St. Louis. The U.S. team is 24-13-4 in its pre-Olympic schedule against collegiate, NHL and international competition.
American goalie Chris Terreri, 11-4-2 in pre-Olympic competition, made 27 saves and looked sharp in early difficult situations. The Americans took 47 shots on goal.
Miller scored the go-ahead goal in the first period to help the U.S. take a 4-1 lead and had two goals in the second period when the Americans increased their lead to 10-2. Granato had a goal in the second period and two power-play scores in the third period.
Igor Ivanov gave the Soviets a 1-0 lead with a 60-foot shot that beat Terreri at 4:28 of the first period.
The United States tied the game when Todd Okerlund deflected in a 60-foot shot by Brian Leetch at the six-minute mark. Miller, Dave Snuggerud and Millen -- who has goals in seven consecutive games -- then scored to give the Americans a 4-1 lead after one period.
Miller made it 5-1 28 seconds into the second period when he jammed the puck under Soviet goaltender Sergey Cherkas.
Cherkas, who gave up five goals on 13 shots, was replaced by Aleksander Tyznyh, but returned at the start of the third period.
Okerlund made it 6-1 when he scored from the right circle at 10:49.