STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Russia lost a meaningless finale 4-2 to the Czech Republic on Sunday in the LG Hockey Games, a day after clinching first place in the Euro Hockey Tour event. Finland secured second place by beating host Sweden 2-1 after Janne Pesonen scored the game-winner on a power play midway through the second period before a sellout crowd of 13,850 at Globe Arena. (Canada.com article)
STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Russia routed Finland 5-0 on Saturday to win the final Euro Hockey Tour event of the season. Finland outshot Russia 41-20 and had a one-man advantage for 19 minutes 16 seconds - nearly a full period - but failed to capitalize. (Canada.com Article) READ MORE
Vyacheslav Bykov announced the Team Russia roster for the last leg of the EuroTour tournament. In this leg there are a number of new faces, as is traditional in the shakeout tournaments that help finalize the World Championships roster. Most notable additions are Alexei Yashin and Andrei Nikolishin (Colorado Avalanche).