2014 Olympics

U.S. Hockey Team Defeats Russia In Penalty Shootout

Russia's goalkeeper Sergei Bobrovski fails to stop a penalty during the Men's Ice Hockey Group A match USA vs Russia at the Bolshoy Ice Dome during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 15, 2014 in Sochi.
Russia's goalkeeper Sergei Bobrovski fails to stop a penalty during the Men's Ice Hockey Group A match USA vs Russia at the Bolshoy Ice Dome during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 15, 2014 in Sochi. Alexander Nemenov—AFP/Getty

Cam Fowler and Joe Pavelski scored the regulation goals for the U.S. in the preliminary round game, and T.J. Oshie scored four times on six tries in an eight-round shootout for the U.S., resulting in a 3-2 win over Russia.

Team USA’s men’s hockey team defeated Russia in a dramatic penalty shootout Saturday morning, after regulation play kept the game’s score at 2-2.

Cam Fowler and Joe Pavelski scored the regulation goals for the United States in the preliminary round game, and T.J. Oshie scored four times on six tries in an eight-round shootout for the United States.

A late goal from Russia was disallowed in the third period because the net was knocked off its moorings. The Olympics host team’s goalie Sergei Bobrovsky made two notable saves against U.S. forward Patrick Kane in overtime.

[WSJ]

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