Russia beats U.S., will face Canada in world junior final
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Nikolai Kulemin scored two goals and Russia defeated the United States 5-1 Tuesday night to advance to finals of the world junior hockey championships.
Russia will play Canada, which beat Finland 4-0 in the other semifinal, for the gold Thursday night. It will be the fifth championship meeting since 1999 for the teams. The U.S. will face Finland for the bronze earlier in the day.
"I'm proud of our guys," said Evgeni Malkin, who had two
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