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Team Russia beat the Czechs with the score 4:2 and won first place in the group.
At the Olympic Games in Vancouver, Russia hockey players efforts Malkin, Kozlov and Datsyuk booked a ticket to the 1 / 4 final
Russia national ice hockey team beat the Czech Republic in the match for first place in Group B at the Olympic Games in Vancouver. Wards Vyacheslav Bykov won with a score of 4:2 and secured their place in the 1 / 4 finals.
two goals in the match with the Czechs scored Evgeni Malkin, one gave up the puck and Viktor Kozlov scored one more goal Pavel Datsyuk.
Score at 16 th minute opened the Russians. After removal of Jaromir Jagr, Evgeni Malkin throws with acute angle has realized a draw extra player. After 4 minutes the Czech team straightened position, have been carrying out their numerical advantage. Shaibu at his own expense recorded Tomas Plekanec. In the second period distinguished Viktor Kozlov (2:1), and a 42 th minute Evgeny Malkin has increased the gap, scoring twice. The second the puck into the goal Evgeni Nabokov for 5 minutes before the end of the match abandoned Milan Michalek. The final bill for 13 seconds before the end of the meeting found Pavel Datsyuk, scoring a goal into an empty net.
Previously, Russians defeated Latvia (8:2) and yielded Slovakia in the shoot (1:2). In the three matches of the preliminary phase of the national team of Russia scored 7 points and took first place in the group, Czech Republic - 6, Slovakia, -5, Latvia - 0. Matches 1 / 4 finals will be held on February 24.