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Russia national hockey team failed to reach the semifinal of the Olympic tournament in Vancouver.
His devastating victory of the Canadians were deprived of Russians likely to receive Olympic medals.
Russia national hockey team in the quarterfinals of the Olympic tournament in Vancouver, Canada was defeated by Team Canada with a major score 7:3.
Canadians took advantage from the first minutes of the meeting, scoring four discs already in the first period.
Reply to accurate throws Getslafa Ryan, Dan Boyle and Rick Nash, a hockey team was only able to Dmitri Kalinin. At the end of the first dvadtsatiminutki Canadians scored the fourth goal - gave up the puck Brenden Morrow. In the second period of the fifth and sixth discs abandoned Corey Perry and Shea Weber. Russia has replaced the team goalie Evgeni Nabokov, Ilya Bryzgalov. He also missed - Corey Perry designed the double. Russians have excelled in the second period, Maxim Afinogenov and Sergei Gonchar. The third period cost the abandoned without washers and the meeting ended with a devastating victory for Canada with a score of 7:3.
This Olympics has become a national team of Russia (and USSR), the first in history, when hockey players did not enter the four strongest teams of the tournament. Head coach Vyacheslav Bykov apologized to fans: "Unfortunately, the Olympics for our team ended ... Today we played against a very strong team. We can not stand the pressure ...".