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Keller's four goals help U.S. to Five Nations title

by Staff

Clayton Keller, a top prospect for the 2016 NHL Draft, scored four goals to help the United States to a 7-0 win against Switzerland and the championship of the Five Nations Tournament on Sunday in Monthey, Switzerland.

Keller, an A-rated prospect on NHL Central Scouting's September players to watch list, led the tournament with seven goals and 12 points in four games. The 5-foot-9, 168-pound center plays for USA Hockey's National Team Development Program under-18 team.

Kieffer Bellows, also an A-rated prospect, had three assists Sunday. Nick Pastujov had a goal and an assist, and Will Lockwood and Keenan Suthers also scored for the U.S. Goaltender Joseph Woll, a C-rated prospect, made 16 savese.

The U.S. went 4-0 in the tournament, outscoring its opponents 19-6.

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