Russia's first World Championship title for 15 years keeps home-ice curse alive.[more]
Russia captain Alexei Morozov is hoisting the World Championship trophy. Photo: IIHF/HHoF/Matthew Manor
QUEBEC CITY – Ilya Kovalchuk’s goal at 2:42 of overtime broke a 4-4 tie and gave Russia an historic gold medal today at the Colisée in one of the most anticipated finals games in many years. Kovalchuk also scored the tying goal with five minutes left in the third period.