Notre Dame alums Bryan Rust and Ian Cole brought a friend to South Bend to witness the Irish's beat down of Nevada.
And talk about the ultimate tailgate accessory
Back on the ice, Patric Hornqvist had himself a game. A couple days after he watched Olli Maatta score the OT winner for Finland, Hornqvist was the best player on the ice for Sweden in the pre-tournament rematch, scoring 2 goals and assisting on 2 more in a 6-4 win.
Including this Phil Kessel-esque goal
Also, what's up with making Finland/Sweden play 2 exhibition games and then they'll meet again in the round robin. Kinda weird, but that's the World Cup of Hockey for you.