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GONCHAR SCORES AS RUSSIA DEFEATS FINLAND

by Staff Writer / Pittsburgh Penguins

Sergei Gonchar scored a goal as Russia held off Finland, 5-4, at the IIHF World Championship in Russia.

Gonchar scored Russia’s third goal as the hosts held off a furious Finland charge. Evgeni Malkin did not score, but had two penalty minutes.

Jarkko Ruutu racked up 25 penalty minutes for the Finns.

Canada edged Slovakia, 5-4. Colby Armstrong and Jordan Staal went scoreless for the Canadians.

 

 

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