Russia tops Slovakia for gold
HELSINKI -- Russia won the world championship Sunday by defeating Slovakia 6-2.
Alexander Semin of the Washington Capitals scored two goals and had an assist in the rout. Russia scored three times in the second period to take control.
Alexander Perezhogin, Alexei Tereshenko, Pavel Datsyuk of the Detroit Red Wings and tournament MVP Evgeni Malkin of the Pittsburgh Penguins scored the other goals, with Datsyuk and Alex Ovechkin of the Capitals assisting on two.
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