Russia beats Canada to win bronze at world juniors
Russia beat Canada 6-5 in overtime to win the
bronze medal at the world junior hockey championship Saturday.
Valerie Nichushkin scored the overtime winner at 1:35.
It's the first time since 1998 Canada hasn't won a medal at the
world junior tournament.
Nail Yakupov scored twice for the host team, which also got goals
from Alexander Khokhlachyov, Kirill Dyakov and Yevgeni Mozer.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Jonathan Huberdeau, Mark Scheifele, Ryan
Murphy and Brett Ritchie replied for Canada.
Russian goaltender Andrei Makarov, who plays for the Western
Hockey League's Saskaton Blades, made 40 saves for the win.
Canada's Malcolm Subban made 18 saves on 20 shots in relief of
Jordan Binnington, who gave up three goals on five shots to start
The U.S. and Sweden were to meet in the later gold-medal game.
(The Canadian Press)