Glaciers hockey-French stun The ussr with 2-1 victory


Through Philip O’Connor

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) : England obtained one of the biggest glaciers hockey upsets actually when they beaten defending champions The ussr 2-1 on the globe championships within Helsinki upon Thurs.

“When I’m 60 I’ll tell my grandchildren that I was captain of the group that defeat The ussr on the world championships, ” a beaming Vincent Bachet informed reporters.

All of the scoring arrived a see-saw second period, with Damien Fleury and Antoine Roussel notching the actual vital goals with regard to France after Alexander Perezhogin offered Russia the lead. Alexander Radulov additionally missed a problem for your Russians.

The defending champions turned up heat in the final period but , despite a crazy offensive effort in the final a few minutes, the actual Russians could not find a way with the massed ranks of the French defense.

In spite of taking 29 photos to France’s 19, Russia came off second greatest and their unbeaten streak on the world championships ended at thirteen games.

In the late online game within Helsinki, Martins Cipulis obtained after just 15 seconds to place Latvia on the road to a 5-3 make an impression on Slovakia, their 1st victory of the tournament.

Canadian goalkeeper Paul Smith is the hero within Stockholm, preventing 33 shots to shut away co-hosts Sweden because his side cruised to a 3-0 victory.

The Czech Republic beaten Denmark 2-1 within a shootout after having a goal for each side through Zbynek Michalek and Morten Poulsen in the third period forced overtime in the early online game within Sweden.

Switzerland remain top of the Stockholm group on 11 points from four matches, ahead of Nova scotia (10), Sweden (9) and Norwegian (6).

In spite of their defeat, Russia keep their position because leaders of the Helsinki group on goal difference, level upon nine points with all the Usa. Offers Finland are third with eight with Slovakia in 4th place on six points.

The very best four teams in every eight-team group go through for the quarter-finals.

(Editing through Bob Mehaffey)


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Through Philip O’Connor

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) : England obtained one of the biggest glaciers hockey upsets actually when they beaten defending champions The ussr 2-1 on the globe championships within Helsinki upon Thurs.

“When I’m 60 I’ll tell my grandchildren that I was captain of the group that defeat The ussr on the world championships, ” a beaming Vincent Bachet informed reporters.

All of the scoring arrived a see-saw second period, with Damien Fleury and Antoine Roussel notching the actual vital goals with regard to France after Alexander Perezhogin offered Russia the lead. Alexander Radulov additionally missed a problem for your Russians.

The defending champions turned up heat in the final period but , despite a crazy offensive effort in the final a few minutes, the actual Russians could not find a way with the massed ranks of the French defense.

In spite of taking 29 photos to France’s 19, Russia came off second greatest and their unbeaten streak on the world championships ended at thirteen games.

In the late online game within Helsinki, Martins Cipulis obtained after just 15 seconds to place Latvia on the road to a 5-3 make an impression on Slovakia, their 1st victory of the tournament.

Canadian goalkeeper Paul Smith is the hero within Stockholm, preventing 33 shots to shut away co-hosts Sweden because his side cruised to a 3-0 victory.

The Czech Republic beaten Denmark 2-1 within a shootout after having a goal for each side through Zbynek Michalek and Morten Poulsen in the third period forced overtime in the early online game within Sweden.

Switzerland remain top of the Stockholm group on 11 points from four matches, ahead of Nova scotia (10), Sweden (9) and Norwegian (6).

In spite of their defeat, Russia keep their position because leaders of the Helsinki group on goal difference, level upon nine points with all the Usa. Offers Finland are third with eight with Slovakia in 4th place on six points.

The very best four teams in every eight-team group go through for the quarter-finals.

(Editing through Bob Mehaffey)