05-11-2013, 06:43 AM #1
Favorite Russia loses again at hockey world championships Read More: http://sportsi
HELSINKI (AP) -- Reigning champion Russia lost for the second time in two days at the ice hockey world championships, going down 3-2 to Finland on Friday due largely to goalie Antti Raanta's 34 saves.
Finland's Petri Kontiola scored at 3:22 and 17:21 in the first period. He has five goals and four assists in five games. Juhamatti Aaltonen made it 3-1 in a power play at 16 minutes in the second, on an assist by Janne Pesonen.
Raanta was dominant after the Russians drew to within a goal when star forward Ilya Kovalchuk scored at 1:48 in the second period with his team's goalie pulled.
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