'Olympic Athletes From Russia' Beat Germany For Men's Hockey Gold

by Garry Watts Февраля 26, 2018, 2:06
'Olympic Athletes From Russia' Beat Germany For Men's Hockey Gold

Russian gold-medalist ice hockey players sang their national anthem during the medal ceremony on Sunday after victory in the final over Germany, despite competing at the Pyeongchang Winter Games as neutral athletes. He scored his second with 55.5 seconds left in regulation to force overtime.

After the OAR men's hockey team defeated Germany to win the gold medal, the Russians stood at attention during the medal ceremony. On the ensuing 4-on-3 advantage, OAR used the big ice to spread out the German penalty killers just enough so that Gusev could feather a pass right into Kirill Kaprizov's wheelhouse, and the OAR winger made no mistake, blasting a one-timer by aus den Birken for the golden goal.

The Russian team was loaded with former National Hockey League players including Datsyuk, Voynov, Ilya Kovalchuk, Mikhail Grigorenko, and Nikita Nesterov.

Athletes on the OAR team had been urged to "refrain from any public form of publicity, activity and communication" associated with the flag, anthem, any emblem, including that of the suspended Russian Olympic Committee (ROC), on any Olympic site or on social media.

Defenseman Bogdan Kiselevich said players sang the Russian anthem as an expression of "freedom of speech".

Russian Federation had to wait two weeks for its first gold in Pyeongchang before the 15-year-old figure skater Alina Zagitova won with two flawless programs. The men's ice hockey win brought Russia's total gold medal haul to two, far behind their dope-tainted haul of 13 at Sochi. "You play for your country, it is more important". "It feels good, but I have accomplished my dream".

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Gusev had two goals and two assists.

Hours earlier the International Olympic Committee voted unanimously to keep the country's ban for mass doping, which means that Russian athletes will not be able to march behind their flag at the Olympics closing ceremony later Sunday.

Olympic hockey is simply better when Russian Federation is really good. "Now I have no dream".

Off the post-goal faceoff, Germany almost negated their tally, though, as Patrick Reimer was tagged for hooking, sending OAR to their second power play of the outing. But it could. That could be said about pretty much anything at an Olympic Games, inside the rings and out. It took almost the entire first period before Russian Federation was able to score the first point, thanks to Russia's Vyacheslav Voynov.

But in the thrilling closing stages, Nikita Gusev put OAR 2-1 in front with seven minutes left, only for Germany to equalise through Dominik Kahun 10 seconds later.

Canada won gold in the first men's hockey event in Antwerp in 1920, and kept the gold streak up for the following three winter games.

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