Caps’ Russian Superstars Dominate in Worlds

Photo: RHF

Two Capitals players killed it today in the IIHF Worlds for team Russia as the Red Machine shutout the Czech Republic 3-0 at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris, France. 

Russia’s goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped all 27 shots he faced for Team Russia. Russia advances to play Canada in the semi-finals. Here are some highlights from the game.

Dmitry Orlov and Nikita Kucherov jump started Russia to a 2-0 lead. Kucherov’s goal was assisted by Evgeny Kuznetsov.

From ice-level:

Kuznetsov also assisted on Panarin’s goal later in the game. Team Russia won 3-0. Game stats can be found here.

Orlov’s postgame interview:

Scenes from the ice




For more photos of the game, click here

By: Michael Marzzacco


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