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World Cup of Hockey: North America beats Europe

Team North America's Nathan MacKinnon scores on a

Team North America's Nathan MacKinnon scores on a penalty shot against Team Europe goaltender Jaroslav Halak during the third period of an exhibition game at the World Cup of Hockey, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, in Quebec City. Credit: AP / Jacques Boissinot

QUEBEC CITY — Nathan MacKinnon scored on a third-period penalty shot for his second goal of the game in Team North America’s 4-0 victory over Team Europe on Thursday night in a World Cup of Hockey exhibition game.

MacKinnon, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Johnny Gaudreau scored in a 4:43 span of the second period for the team made up of Canadian and U.S players age 23 or under as of Oct. 1. Matt Murray made 23 saves.

The teams will meet again Sunday night in Montreal.

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