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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. The United States and Russia will meet Saturday. The top four from each of the six-team groups will reach next week's quarterfinals. Team USA spent more than nine minutes on the power play in the first period and capitalized by...

2009-04-30 21:03:11

Steven Stamkos scored twice and Martin St. Louis added a goal Thursday, helping Canada crush the Czech Republic 5-1 at the World Hockey Championship. Canada's win came in one of four games that opened the second phase of the tournament and the Canadians were the only team to win in regulation time Thursday. Russia defeated Sweden in overtime 6-5, Belarus was a 3-2 overtime winner over Norway and Latvia stunned Switzerland 2-1 in a shootout. Canada leads Group E with nine points and, with two...

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. Olympic champions Sweden blanked Italy 4-0 to more closer to achieving an unprecedented golden double, while Slovakia thrashed hapless Kazakhstan 6-0. The Kazakhs have now conceded a record 16 goals in their first two games after being trounced 10-1 by Russia on Saturday. Earlier, Montreal...

2005-10-12 23:37:37

By Mike Collett LONDON (Reuters) - Former champions France, Sweden and Serbia & Montenegro sealed their places in next year's World Cup finals on a tense last night of European qualifying on Wednesday. There was also cause for celebration in Norway, Turkey, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Spain and Switzerland, the six teams who will be in next month's European playoffs. But there was little to cheer in Athens as Greece's hollow 1-0 win over Georgia could not prevent the European...

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