Collapse in third without precedent as Russia scores 5 in a row
The Russian team celebrates their U20 world title. Photo: Matthew Manor / HHOF-IIHF Images
BUFFALO – Artemi Panarin keyed an historic third-period rally with two goals and teammate Yevgeni Kuznetsov added three assists in a five-goal third period that saw Russia erase a 3-0 deficit and take gold medals off the necks of Canadians with a 5-3 victory.
Three Canadians, two Russians named to All-Star Team
Canadian MVP Brayden Schenn (right) against USA's Nick Bjugstad (left) during semi-final action. Photo: Matthew Manor / HHOF-IIHF Images
BUFFALO – Canada’s Brayden Schenn, the superior scoring leader of the World U20 Championship, was selected Most Valuable Player. Schenn was also accompanied by two Canadians and two Russians to the All-Star Team.