World Junior Hockey-
Russia v. Switzerland
Photos by: Derrick Newman
Alexander Khokhlachev pots Team Russia's opening goal of the World Junior Hockey Championships in front of 15,000 screaming fans at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary.
Alexander Khokhlachev is mobbed by his Russian teammates after scoring the team's first goal in a game against Switzerland on December 26, 2011.
Russian fans celebrate a goal during the 2012 World Junior Hockey Championships in Calgary, Alberta.
Russian goaltender Andrei Vasilevski prepares for the puck to be dropped. he was later named player of the game for Team Russia in their 3-0 win over Team Switzerland at the 2012 World Junior Hockey Championships.
Nikita Gusev celebrates scoring Russia's second goal during a 3-0 win over Team Switzerland in the 2012 World Junior Hockey Championships.
Russian forward Nikita Gusev breaks in on the Swiss to create a great scoring chance.
Russian forward Nail Yakupov dives for a loose puck during a game versus Switzerland at the 2012 World Junior Hockey Championships in Calgary, Alberta.
Swiss forward Cristoph Bertschy tries to wrap around during the the team's 3-0 loss to Team Russia during the opening round of the 2012 World Junior Hockey Championships.
Swiss forward Samuel Walser makes a last ditch effort from his knees to fire the puck in the net.
Russian forward Mikhail Grigorenko celebrates scoring Russia's third goal in a 3-0 win over Team Switzerland during the 2012 World Junior Hockey Championships.
Russian goaltender and star of the game Andrei Vasilevski robs a Swiss player with his glove hand to preserve the 3-0 shutout win.
Swiss forward Reto Amstutz rushes up the ice during the 2012 World Junior Hockey Championships.
Russian fans celebrate Team Russia defeating Team Switzerland 3-0 in the opening night of the 2012 World Junior Hockey Championships.
Swiss defenceman Dario Trutmann makes a pass to set up a scoring change during the 2012 World Junior Hockey Championships.
Swiss forward Samuel Walser crashes into Russian goaltender Andrei Vasilevski during the 2012 World Junior Hockey Championships.
Russia celebrates a 3-0 victory of Switzerland in their opening game of the 2012 World Junior Hockey Championships in Calgary, Alberta.
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