Russia wins; Swiss upset Canada
HELSINKI -- Ilya Kovalchuk's hat trick helped give Russia a 4-1 victory over Germany at the ice hockey world championships Sunday, and Switzerland stunned Canada in a penalty shootout to win 3-2.
Kovalchuk scored twice in the second period and added his third with 1:40 left to play after John Tripp had pulled a goal back for the Germans. Denis Kokarev capped the scoring into an empty net to complete Russia's second win in two games at the tournament.
Switzerland also has two wins ...
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