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Team Russia up 2-0 after one period

Thursday, 11.15.2012 / 11:04 PM

By Adam Kimelman - NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor / CHL Subway Super Series

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Team Russia up 2-0 after one period

Team Russia accomplished something in the first period of Game 6 of the CHL Subway Super Series it couldn't through 60 minutes of regulation last night and the shootout -- put a puck past Team WHL goalie Laurent Brossoit.

Russia did it twice, with Mikhail Naumenkov and Andrei Sigarev scoring to give Team Russia a 2-0 lead after one period.

If Team Russia wins in regulation, it would win the six-game series.

Kirill Kapustin beat a pair of Team WHL skaters to a puck along the wall in the offensive zone and sent it to Naumenkov at the left point. The defenseman one-timed the puck on net where it bounced past Brossoit at 7:06.

Then with 10 seconds left, Alexander Khokhlachev skated with the puck through the offensive zone, drawing defenders to him. He dropped the puck for Sigarev, who skated into a shot from the high slot that went past Brossoit high.

Team Russia had a chance to add to its lead with a 64-second two-man advantage, but Brossoit was able to stop the Russian attack.

Team WHL had its chances to get on the board, including a 64-second power play late in the first, but Andrey Makarov, who made 35 saves in regulation last night and three of four in the shootout. Makarov, a Buffalo Sabres prospect, stopped all eight Team WHL shots in the first period.

Team WHL outshot Team Russia 8-6 in the first period.

Back with more after the second period.

Contact Adam Kimelman at akimelman@nhl.com. Follow him on Twitter: @NHLAdamK

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It's about enjoying the moment. It's pretty cool to get that many people together and that excited about hockey to the point they really want you to mess up. They've got a ton of red jerseys and you have to sit back and appreciate people love hockey that much and you are the one out there who gets to play the game. Just try and stick with that respect for the game and also the mentality that for me it's just about entering the fight and seeing how long I can stay in it.

— Canucks goaltender Ryan Miller on what he expects from the fans in Calgary for Game 6