The United States trails Team Europe 2-0 late in the second period at the World Cup of Hockey, where Marian Gaborik opened the festivities by redirecting a Frans Nielsen feed past Jonathan Quick. Drew Doughty and Canada will face the Czech Republic this evening at 5:00 p.m. on ESPNNEWS. Jake Muzzin is expected to be scratched for Canada’s opener. For the full tournament schedule, click here. Photos, courtesy of Getty: -Andre Ringuette / World Cup of Hockey -Minas Panagiotakis / World Cup of Hockey -Gregory Shamus / Getty Images More to come… Rules for Blog Commenting No profanity, slurs or other offensive language. Replacing letters with symbols does not turn expletives into non-expletives. Personal attacks against other blog commenters, and/or blatant attempts to antagonize other comments, are not tolerated. Respectful disagreement is encouraged. Posts that continually express the same singular opinion will be deleted. Comments that incite political, religious or similar debates will be deleted. Please do not discuss, or post links to websites that illegally stream NHL games. Posting under multiple user names is not allowed. Do not type in all caps. All violations are subject to comment deletion and/or banning of commenters, per the discretion of the blog administrator.