USA 3, Switzerland 1.

Bobby Ryan got the better of Jonas Hiller in their first game as opponents, scoring a goal as Team USA opened the Olympic men’s ice hockey tournament with a 3-1 win over Switzerland.

Ryan opened the scoring in the first period, grabbing a loose puck in the high slot and firing past the glove of his Anaheim Ducks teammate. Hiller stopped 21 of 24 shots.

David Backes and Ryan Malone also scored goals, and Ryan Miller made 14 saves for Team USA.

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.

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