Russia's Evgeni Malkin has hat trick
HELSINKI -- Russia and Slovakia will meet in the world hockey championship final Sunday for the first time since the Slovaks won their only title a decade ago against the Russians.
After Evgeni Malkin scored a hat trick to lead Russia to a 6-2 rout of host Finland, Slovak forward Miroslav Satan scored twice to help beat the Czech Republic 3-1 in the second semifinal Saturday.
Malkin, the NHL regular-season scoring king for the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, scored twice in the ...
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