UPDATED: 10. MAY 2015, AT 23:48

Russia bests Slovakia in overtime

THE SLOVAK national hockey team lost the game in the IIHF World Championships against Russia in overtime 2:3. 

(Source: TASR)

Slovak goals were scored by Tomáš Kopecký and one by Marián Gáborík. Sergei Mozyakin, Vladimir Tarasenko and Artemy Panarin scored for Russia.

Game Summary: Slovakia - Russia 2:3 (1:0, 0:1, 1:1 - 0:1); Scorers: Kopecký (6.), Gáborík (50.) - Mozyakin (28.), Tarasenko (42.), Panarin (63.). Based on IIHF World Rankings 2014 they are actually in the 8th position while Belarus ranks 11th.

The Slovaks are playing in group B of the preliminary round with Belarus, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Russia, Slovenia, USA. Based on IIHF World Rankings 2014 they are actually in 8th position while Russia ranks 3rd. After the Slovak team won its game against Denmark (on shootouts), Belarus (in overtime) and also Slovenia, but lost its game against Norway, Finland and Russia (in overtime) it has 8 points in the preliminary round.

The biggest success for Slovak ice hockey was the Championship in Gothenburg, Sweden in 2002. Slovakia won the gold medal game, defeating Russia 4–3. In 2014, The Slovak team lost in the quarter finals at the World Cup in Minsk, Belarus. Their last big success was in 2012, when they won the silver medal in Helsinki, Finland.

Programme of the preliminary round - Group B:

May 2 (Sat) 12:15 GMT + 2, Slovakia – Denmark (4:3, on shootouts)

May 3 (Sun) 16:15 GMT + 2, Belarus – Slovakia (1:2, in overtime)

May 5 (Tue) 20:15 GMT + 2, Slovakia – Slovenia (3:1)

May 6 (Wed) 20:15 GMT + 2, Norway – Slovakia (3:2)

May 9 (Sat) 16:15 GMT + 2, Finland - Slovakia (3:0)

May 10 (Sun) 20:15 GMT + 2, Slovakia - Russia (2:3, in overtime)

May 12 (Tue) 16:15 GMT + 2, USA - Slovakia

Games summary:

May 10 (Sun): Slovakia – Russia; 2:3 (1:0, 0:1, 1:1 - 0:1), Scores: KOPECKÝ Tomáš (1:0, 5:58), MOZYAKIN Sergei (1:1, 27:07), TARASENKO Vladimir (1:2, 41:10), GÁBORÍK Marián (2:2, 49:05), PANARIN Artemy (2:3, 62:06)

May 9 (Sat): Slovakia – Finland; 0:3 (0:0, 0:0, 0:3), Scores: DONSKOI Joonas (0:1, 50:27), AALTONEN Jumahatti (0:2, 55:33), KOMAROV Leo (59:53) 

May 6 (Wed): Slovakia – Norway; 2:3  (1:0, 1:2, 0:1)  , Scores: SUROVÝ  Tomáš (0:1; 19 ), ĎALOGA Marek (2:0; 22), NORSTEBO Mattias (2:1; 26), OLSEN Rosseli (2:2; 36), NORSTEBO Mattias (2:3; 42)

May 5 (Tue): Slovakia – Slovenia; 3:1 (0:1, 0:0, 3:0), Scores: URBAS Jan (0:1; 6:20), MESZÁROŠ Andrej (1:1, 47:57), GÁBORÍK Marián (2:1, 54:16), GÁBORÍK Marián (3:1, 59:58)

May 3 (Sun): Slovakia – Belarus; 2:1 in overtime (0:0, 0:0, 1:1 - 1:0), Scores: KOSTITSYN Sergei (0:1; 51:27), MESZÁROŠ Andrej (1:1, 52:31), MESZÁROŠ Andrej (2:1, 61:55)

May 2 (Sat): Slovakia – Denmark;  4:3 on shootouts (0:0, 0:1, 3:2), Scores: BJORKSTRAND Patrick (0:1; 25:05), SERSEN Michal (1:1; 48:08), VIEDENSKÝ Marek  (2:1; 49:26),HARDT Nichlas (2:2; 49:57), GRAŇÁK Dominik (3:2; 51:11), NIELSEN Daniel (3:3; 57:46)

 

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