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2009-05-04 17:33:10

Roman Wick scored 13 seconds into overtime Monday to give Switzerland a 4-3 win over Team USA at the 2009 World Hockey Championship at Bern, Switzerland. Andres Ambuhl, Romano Lemm and Martin Pluss also scored for the Swiss, who will not advance to the quarterfinals. Ron Hainsey scored two goals and Chris Higgins got the other for the Americans, who finished third in the group and advance to the quarters to play Finland Wednesday.

2009-05-01 20:31:28

Kyle Okposo opened the scoring 4:02 into the game Friday and the United States cruised to a 6-2 victory over France at the World Hockey Championship. The Americans opened the second round-robin phase of the tournament by moving to within one point of Russia in Group F.

2009-04-30 21:03:11

Steven Stamkos scored twice and Martin St.

2009-04-29 20:10:18

Kristian Huselius scored 1:59 into overtime Wednesday, completing a rally that gave Sweden a 6-5 win over the United States in the World Hockey Championships. The Americans had a 5-2 lead midway through the third period, but coughed up the advantage and then fell in the final game of the preliminary round-robin phase of the tournament. Despite the loss, the United States finished first in Group C and is all but assured of reaching the quarterfinals. The top three teams from each of the four...

2006-05-18 16:22:49

By Gennady Fyodorov RIGA (Reuters) - Titleholders the Czech Republic scored a dramatic 4-3 victory over Russia and Finland blanked Belarus 3-0 to reach the world championship semi-finals on Thursday.

2006-05-14 16:13:24

By Steve Keating RIGA (Reuters) - Holders the Czech Republic and Slovakia both posted upset wins over previously unbeaten teams at the ice hockey world championship on Sunday bringing the quarter-final picture into sharper focus.

2006-05-14 11:25:42

RIGA (Reuters) - Russia scored two powerplay goals early in the final period to beat Switzerland 6-3 on Sunday and maintain a 100 percent record at the ice hockey world championship.

2006-05-11 09:04:27

By Steve Keating RIGA (Reuters) - Italy's Tony Iob was suspended from the world hockey championships on Thursday for his part in a fight near the end of a preliminary round game against Ukraine.

2006-05-11 07:45:38

By Steve Keating RIGA (Reuters) - Italy's Tony Iob was suspended from the world ice hockey championships on Thursday for his part in a fight near the end of a preliminary round game against Ukraine.

2006-05-08 16:24:19

By Gennady Fyodorov RIGA (Reuters) - Russia, Switzerland and Sweden recorded their second straight victories on Monday to clinch a place in the next round at the world ice hockey championship.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.