Slovakia beats United States
HELSINKI -- Slovakia defeated the United States 4-1 at the ice hockey world championship on Tuesday.
The U.S. had a chance to clinch the group, but finished third and will meet Russia in the quarterfinals on Thursday.
Slovakia's Branko Radivojevic scored 15 seconds into the game when U.S. goaltender Ben Bishop turned the puck over, trying to reach a teammate with a pass.
Martin Bartek made it 2-0 with a goal at 3:44 of the first and Rene Vydareny made it 3-0. Danny Kristo scored ...
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