13 May 2014

Russia thrash US 6-1 at world championship

11:57 am on 13 May 2014

Russia enjoyed a 6-1 victory over the Unites States on Monday to avenge their defeat at this year's Olympics and underline their status as one of the favorites to win the world ice hockey championship.

Russia had lost 3-2 to the Americans in a shootout at the group stage of the Sochi Games and were soundly beaten 8-3 by the U.S. at last year's worlds in Helsinki