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Backstrom, Kuznetsov and Orlov Arrive in Paris Under Heavy Security

Nicklas Backstrom (Team Sweden), Evgeny Kuznetsov and Dmitry Orlov (Team Russia) traveled from Cologne, Germany to Paris, France on Wednesday via high-speed train. The two teams have advanced to the semi-finals of the 2017 IIHF Championships. 

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Orlov and Kuznetsov Still Have the Capitals on their Minds

Photo: @russiahockey_en The Russian national team had their team photo taken today for the IIHF World Championships. Dmitry Orlov and Evgeny Kuznetsov were on hand with their teammates and spoke with the media following the photo session. 

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World Junior Championship Recap: Team USA Beats Russia in Shootout to Advance to Gold Medal Game

Chris Young/The Canadian Press via the AP In hockey, some games have the ability to keep fans on the edge of their seats. This afternoon, the United States and Russia IIHF World Junior teams certainly had that effect as the … Continue reading

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Amazing Goal by Evgeny Kuznetsov

Photo: NHL For a period and a half it was business as usual, as Team Canada seemed to be methodically marching their way to the championship round with a win over Team Russia. But then Team Russia woke up. 

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Alex Ovechkin With a Sick Pass, Sets Up First Russia Goal

The Capitals Alex Ovechkin set up Team Russia’s first goal against Team Finland on Friday. The assist was generated on the heels of a beautiful curl-and-drag move, followed by a slick crossing pass to Valdimir Tarasenko, who simply tapped in … Continue reading

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Team Russia Holds on to Beat Team North America 4-3

Photo: NHL Team Russia took on the young superstars of Team North America tonight in the second Preliminary game for both teams. 

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Kuznetsov Goes Coast-to-Coast!

Evgeny Kuznetsov, who has been a bit irritated by the “young guns” this evening, just went coast-to-coast for a beauty of a goal, to stretch Team Russia’s lead to 3-1 in the middle of the second period.

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Team Sweden Stifles Team Russia 2-1

Team Sweden beat Team Russia 2-1, Sunday night in Toronto. This was the first game for both teams in the opening round of the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. 

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Let the World Cup of Hockey Tournament Games Begin!

The 2016 World Cup of Hockey tournament games begin on Friday in Toronto! Continue reading

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Team Canada Outlasts Team Russia, 3-2 in OT

Team Canada downed Team Russia 3-2, in a somewhat sloppy, lackluster game tonight at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 

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