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Czech mate as Russia win Euro Hockey crown


Czech mate as Russia win Euro Hockey crown

The Euro Hockey Tour decider pitted arch-rivals the Czech Republic against Russia.

On home ice the Czechs took the lead after 5 minutes thanks to Ivan Rachuneck.

The second period went to Russia Yegor Averin leveled proceedings after 24 minutes.

As the game entered the 40th minute Russia got their noses in front thanks to Kirill Petrov

That was it.

Russia win 2-1 and take the Euro Hockey Tour crown

It will boost Russian confidence as they go into the world championship, which gets under way in Helsinki and Stockholm on Friday.


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