Russian overtime win against Sweden

Kalinin gets the game-winner.

Dmitri Kalinin scored the game winner at 64:04 in a game with many faces.

Sweden was in the lead 3 times (1-0, 3-2 and 4-3) but Russia took the lead late in the third period. Vitali Proshkin scored 5-4 at 57:38. Sweden pulled netminder Jonas Gustavsson and Kristian Huselius scored his second goal of the game to tie it at 5 with 1:14 remaining

The Swedish goalie Johan Holmqvist was injured in the second period and was replaced with Jonas Gustavsson. With Stefan Liv also on the injury list Sweden may face some goaltending problems during the rest of the tournament.

Russia – Sweden 6-5 (2-2, 1-1, 2-2, 1-0)
0-1 Rickard Wallin (K Huselius, M Nilson)
1-1 Ilya Nikulin (I Kovalchuk, A Tereschenko) PP
2-1 Oleg Saprykin (A Radulov, I Nikulin)
2-2 Anton Strålman (L Omark)
2-3 Niklas Persson (P Berglund)
3-3 Dmitri Kalinin (I Kovalchuk, A Morozov)
3-4 Kristian Huselius
4-4 Sergei Mozyakin (D Grebeshkov, K Korneev)
5-4 Vitaly Proshkin PP
5-5 Kristian Huselius (M Johansson)
6-5 Dmitri Kalinin (V Atyushov, I Kovalchuk)

Story added on 30th April 2009 at 16:52 GMT
Story submitted by: Henrik Lundqvist.



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