The red machine keeps on winning
Russia shows that they want to defend their title
Russia showed their strength when beating USA 4-1. Lee Stempniak gave USA the lead when Ilya Bryzgalov let an easy shot in. But Russia did a great first period and scored two power play goals to turn the game around.
Sergei Mozyakin made it 3-1 before Russia scored another power play goal early in the second period. After that no more goals were scored. USA had the chance with a five minute power play when Vitali Vishnevsky were sent to the locker room for checking from behind but the American failed to make use of the advantage.
Russia - USA 4-1 (3-1,1-0,0-0)
0-1 (3:16) Lee Stempniak (N Foligno, JM Liles)
1-1 (5:01) Oleg Saprykin (A Radulov, V Atyushov) PP
2-1 (9:51) Aleksandr Perezhogin (A Kuryanov, S Mozyakin) PP
3-1 (17:06) Sergei Mozyakin (A Kuryanov, A Perezhogin)
4-1 (21:36) Aleksandr Radulov (O Saprykin, K Gorovikov) PP
Story added on 2nd May 2009 at 20:45 GMT
Story submitted by: Fredrik Pålsson.