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10:0. With the win, the Russian team defeated Italy at the world hockey championship, which takes place in Slovakia, reports “WORLD 24”.
This is the fourth consecutive victory of the “red machine” at the tournament. And lightest. In the first period, the Russians scored four goals. One of them – on the account of Alexander Ovechkin, and that’s his first goal at this world Cup.
Already in the first minute the goal was scored also Nikita Zaitsev. Distinguished Dinar Hafizullah – in the ninth minute, on the 14-th and 21-th – Evgeny Kuznetsov, On the 17th Alexander Ovechkin, on the 27th Ilya Kovalchuk, on the 34th and 46th – Evgeny dadonov, on the 37th – Mikhail Grigorenko, but in the 45th Nikita Kucherov.
We add that this victory became the largest in the history of Russian national team on all tournaments. The next match the Russians will hold on may 18 against the national team of Latvia. In the meantime, Russia with 12 points leads the standings of group B.
As for the other matches of the day, the American team defeated the team of great Britain with the score 6:3, and the Swiss defeated the Norwegians with a score of 4:1.
The ice hockey world championship held in Slovakia from 10 to 26 may. Current winner of the tournament is the national team of Sweden.