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GONCHAR PICKS UP ASSIST IN RUSSIA'S WIN

by Staff Writer / Pittsburgh Penguins

Sergei Gonchar picked up an assist in Russia’s 8-1 triumph over Ukraine on Sunday at the World Championship tournament.

Penguins roooki Evgeni Malkin played, but did not pick up a point.

Jarkko Ruutu and Finland stormed past Denmark, 6-2. Ruutu did not register a point, but he did have two penalty minutes.

Canada posted a 4-2 win over Norway. Colby Armstrong and Jordan Staal did not earn a point in the victory, but Armstrong did have two penalty minutes.

Russia plays Finland on Tuesday, while Canada plays Slovakia on Wednesday.

 

For more information, including photo galleries and stats on the World Championship, visit IIHF.com.

 

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