Radulov scores winner; Kovalchuk logs 30:33 ice time
Russia celebrates after winning its second straight World Championship. Photo: Matthew Manor / HHoF-IIHF Images.
BERNE – Two mistakes was all it took. An opportunistic Russia took advantage of Canadian errors and defeated Canada 2-1 to win gold for the second year in a row against its archrivals. Alexander Radulov scored the second-period winner.
Tre Kronor gets first medal since '06, American drought continues
Tre Kronor rejoices after capturing the bronze. Photo: Matthew Manor / HHoF-IIHF Images.
BERNE – It wasn't a “Miracle on Ice” for either team, but it was a medal for one of them. Sweden defeated the United States 4-2 to capture the bronze at PostFinance Arena on Sunday. Carl Gunnarsson scored the third-period winner.
BERNE – A rivalry doesn't just emerge overnight. Every time Canada and Russia face off for gold, players on both sides are intensely aware of the great, passionate games that their predecessors played.