scored a goal and added an assist Monday to lead Russia to a 4-2 win over Sweden at the IIHF World Championship in Moscow.
Malkin set up Denis Grebshkov for Russia’s second goal. After Sweden tied the game at 2-all at the second intermission, Malkin found the back of the net 9:51 into the third period for the game-winning goal.
Sergei Gonchar had two penalty minutes for Russia, which battles the Czech Republic on Wednesday.
Canada beat the United States, 6-3. Colby Armstrong and Jordan Staal did not have any points for Canada, which meets Switzerland on Thursday.
For complete results and statistics, log on to the World Championship site at IIHF.com.