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World Championship – Semyon Varlamov: “Perry wanted to injure Ovechkin”

World Championship – Semyon Varlamov: “Perry wanted to injure Ovechkin”

Russian National Hockey Team News
Semyon Varlamov: "Perry wanted to injure Ovechkin" (Photo © Sovsport.ru) After the 5-2 win in the 2010 World Championship's quarterfinals, goalie Semyon Varlamov gave an interview to Russian sport website Sovietskiy Sport. Semyon Varlamov: "In the first ten minutes Team Canada always plays very actively. They created some moments. But they didn't manage to score, I don't know why." Don't be so modest! Semyon Varlamov: "In a couple of chances they simply didn't have room. I'm not saying that they brought a bad team here. Canada can beat anyone with any roster. But this time we were better." Did you see that in the second period Brooks Laich slashed Ovechkin from behind? And he's a Caps player too! Semyon Varlamov: "In general Team Canada played very roughly. When the score was 3-0 [Corey] ...
Vyacheslav Bykov: “Yeah, let’s bring gibbets and kill Team Russia on the Red Square”

Vyacheslav Bykov: “Yeah, let’s bring gibbets and kill Team Russia on the Red Square”

Russian National Hockey Team News
Vyacheslav Bykov: "Yeah, let's bring gibbets and kill Team Russia on the Red Square" (Photo © sportbox.ru) Team Russia coach, Vyacheslav Bykov, gave an interview to Sovetskiy Sport where he talked about the quarterfinal game between Russia and Canada. RussianHockeyFans.com offers you a translation. Bykov: "I would like to congratulate Canada with this victory. Unfortunately, the Olympic Games are over for us. I would like apologize to our fans. Today we faced a very strong team. We couldn't get out of their pressure since the very beginning. It was really hard. We tried different variants to change the game and move it to the opponent's zone, but we failed. Canada demonstrated very interesting hockey. It was a pleasure to watch them, and I can't say the same about our team." - Maybe the r...
Canada defeats Russia 7-3

Canada defeats Russia 7-3

Russian National Hockey Team News
Canada defeats Russia 7-3 (Photo © Alex Livesey/Getty Images) Team Russia lost 7-3 to Team Canada in the 2010 Olympic Tournament's quarterfinal. A goal by Ryan Getzlaf gave the Canadians an early lead. Team Russia didn't use a powerplay chance and Dan Boyle made it a 2-0 game at the twelfth. Rick Nash scored the 3-0 goal some seconds later with a quick counterattack. But the Russians didn't give up and with a blue line shot by Dmitriy Kalinin cut down Canada's lead after fourteen minutes. After a good scoring chance wasted by Ilya Kovalchuk, Brendan Morrow restore Team Canada's three-goal lead with less than two minutes to go in the first period. In the second period Canada scored two quick goals with Corey Perry and Shea Weber, and Bykov decided to bench Nabokov in favor of Ilya Bryzgalo...