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Russia on a Roll - 18 May, 2010

Russia on a Roll

Russia beat Finland 5-0 in its latest spectacular victory in the World Ice Russia beat Finland 5-0 in its latest spectacular victory in the World Ice Hockey Championship in Germany, in a magnificent and awesome display of power play. Six games, six victories, 24 goals scored, 6 suffered. After a disappointing Winter Olympics, Russia is back. Watch out Canada! Championship in Germany, in a magnificent and awesome display of power play. Six games, six victories, 24 goals scored, 6 suffered. After a disappointing Winter Olympics, Russia is back. Watch out Canada!

Goalkeeper Semion Varlamov was again instrumental in keeping Russia’s scoresheet clean. Meanwhile five Russian players slammed the puck in the back of Vehanen’s net. Sergei Federov started the rout, Evgeni Malkin followed. Nikolai Kulemin added the third, Aleksei Emelin the fourth and finally, Maksim Afinogenov the fifth.

Russia meets Canada in the quarterfinals looking for revenge for the Winter Olympics.

Previous games

May 9 Russia 3 Slovakia 1

Scorers Maksim Afinogenov, Aleksandr Ovechnki, Viktor Kozlov

May 11 Russia 4 Kazakhstan 1

Scorers Aleksandr Ovechkin, Ilya Kovalchuk, Aleksandr Semin, Denis Grebeshkov

May 13 Russia 3 Belarus 1

Scorers Sergei Mozyakin, Aleksandr Ovechkin, Artyom Anisimov

May 15 Russia 3 Germany 2

Scorers Ilya Kovalchuk, Nikolai Kulemin, Aleksandr Ovechkin

May 16 Russia 6 Denmark 1

Scorers Pavel Datsyuk (3), Aleksandr Ovechkin, Evgeni Malkin, Nikolai Kulemin

May 18 Russia 5 Finland 0

Scorers Sergei Federov, Evgeni Malkin, Nikolai Kulemin, Aleksei Emelin, Maksim Afinogenov

Russia’s scorers:

Aleksandr Ovechkin 5

Nikolai Kulemin,Pavel Datsyuk 3

Maksim Afinogenov, Ilya Kovalchuk, Evgeni Malkin 2

Aleksandr Semin, Viktor Kozlov, Denis Grebeshkov, Sergei Mozyakin, Artyom Anisimov, Sergei Federov, Aleksandr Emelin 1


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