Snow hockey-Russia score eight as Luxembourg, Slovenia relegated


Simply by Philip O’Connor

STOCKHOLM, Might 13 (Reuters) – Ilya Kovalchuk obtained a goal to make two more because Russian federation survived an early onslaught to defeat Luxembourg 8-4 at the world snow hockey championships within Helsinki on Mon.

The actual Russians had been 2-0 up as well as cruising right after Kovalchuk’s ninth-minute goal, but three quick-fire goals, including 2 in the 15-second burst open, put Luxembourg in front before Russia leveled again at the end of the first period.

Alexander Radulov put Russia ahead again only for the particular dogged Austrians to pull them back again through a Florian Iberer goal. There after the particular Austrian resistance crumbled as well as the Russians terminated four more goals to complete the particular defeat this.

Simply by winning their own final group online game within fine design, defending champions Russia will progress for the quarter-finals because no worse compared to third seeds. Austria are generally condemned to finish bottom of their group as well as drop from the elite to division among world snow handbags .

In the early online game in the Finnish capital, Latvia defeat France 3-1 in the result that moved them out of the relegation region and dinged up France’s about making the quarter-finals.

The third-quarter Brenden Dillon strike in Stockholm helped Canada advantage Slovenia 4-3 within their final group game to maneuver for the top of their group before Swiss.

Slovenia failed to win any games at the world championships and are relegated to division one for the coming year.

Earlier in the day time, Denmark held on to defeat Belarus 3-2, regardless of the latter fighting back from 3-0 lower. Second-placed Swiss can still earn the group when they make it this seven wins away from seven through beating Belarus on Wednesday.

Third-placed Sweden also have made the particular quarter-finals, using the final berth in the Stockholm group visiting the champions of the crunch game between Norway as well as the Czech Republic.

Within Helsinki, the United States can top their group with a win over Slovakia, with Russian federation and Finland additionally already qualified for that quarter-finals.

Slovakia, Latvia, England and Germany are within a shout of making the last quarter-final place, using the latter pair due to encounter one another in the must-win suit.

Should Slovakia upset the United States, they will undergo, whilst Latvia will be trying to defeat Finland to get any chance of advancing. (Editing through Sara Mehaffey)


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Simply by Philip O’Connor

STOCKHOLM, Might 13 (Reuters) – Ilya Kovalchuk obtained a goal to make two more because Russian federation survived an early onslaught to defeat Luxembourg 8-4 at the world snow hockey championships within Helsinki on Mon.

The actual Russians had been 2-0 up as well as cruising right after Kovalchuk’s ninth-minute goal, but three quick-fire goals, including 2 in the 15-second burst open, put Luxembourg in front before Russia leveled again at the end of the first period.

Alexander Radulov put Russia ahead again only for the particular dogged Austrians to pull them back again through a Florian Iberer goal. There after the particular Austrian resistance crumbled as well as the Russians terminated four more goals to complete the particular defeat this.

Simply by winning their own final group online game within fine design, defending champions Russia will progress for the quarter-finals because no worse compared to third seeds. Austria are generally condemned to finish bottom of their group as well as drop from the elite to division among world snow handbags .

In the early online game in the Finnish capital, Latvia defeat France 3-1 in the result that moved them out of the relegation region and dinged up France’s about making the quarter-finals.

The third-quarter Brenden Dillon strike in Stockholm helped Canada advantage Slovenia 4-3 within their final group game to maneuver for the top of their group before Swiss.

Slovenia failed to win any games at the world championships and are relegated to division one for the coming year.

Earlier in the day time, Denmark held on to defeat Belarus 3-2, regardless of the latter fighting back from 3-0 lower. Second-placed Swiss can still earn the group when they make it this seven wins away from seven through beating Belarus on Wednesday.

Third-placed Sweden also have made the particular quarter-finals, using the final berth in the Stockholm group visiting the champions of the crunch game between Norway as well as the Czech Republic.

Within Helsinki, the United States can top their group with a win over Slovakia, with Russian federation and Finland additionally already qualified for that quarter-finals.

Slovakia, Latvia, England and Germany are within a shout of making the last quarter-final place, using the latter pair due to encounter one another in the must-win suit.

Should Slovakia upset the United States, they will undergo, whilst Latvia will be trying to defeat Finland to get any chance of advancing. (Editing through Sara Mehaffey)