Ice Hockey World Cup 2017: Russia - with bronze, Salavat Yulaev’s Linus Umark - with gold
UFA, 22 May 2017. /Bashinform News Agency, Dmitry Slezin/.
The Ice Hockey World Championship 2017 has come to an end in Germany and France.
The Russian team defeated Finland in a match for bronze medals — 5: 3. Russians again almost missed the victory: leading 4-0 allowed Finns to catch up with themselves — 3: 4. But they managed to score for the fifth time and keep the advantage.
As part of the Russians, the medal is awarded to the Ufa trainee, goalkeeper Andrey Vasilevsky.
In the finals the teams of Sweden and Canada played. In regular time, the Swedes scored the first, the Canadians hit the net in the third period — 1: 1. In the shootout the Scandinavians were more accurate and more reliable — 2: 1.
The world champion among the Swedes was the forward of the HC Salavat Yulaev (Ufa) Linus Umark.