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Chinese women's ice hockey team loses to Russia 2-1

2010-02-20 15:44 BJT

Special Report: 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games |


The Chinese women's ice hockey team is looking for its first win in Vancouver. It wrapped up round robin play with an 0-3 record after a tough 2-1 loss to Russia on Thursday.

Russia broke through in the second period. Ekaterina Smolentsova wristed a shot into the top right corner past Chinese goalie Shi Yao and made it 1-0.

Russia's second came on a power play. Marina Sergina took the pass from Tatiana Burina and slung the puck home. Russia took a 2-0 advantage.

China came back quickly 90 seconds before the end of the frame, but the team could not complete the comeback. China lost the match 2-1, placing last in Group B.

All 8 teams advance to the elimination round, there China will face Switzerland on Sunday.

The Chinese women's ice hockey team is looking for its first win in Vancouver. It wrapped up round robin play with an 0-3 record after a tough 2-1 loss to Russia on Thursday.
The Chinese women's ice hockey team is looking for its first win
in Vancouver. It wrapped up round robin play with an 0-3 record
after a tough 2-1 loss to Russia on Thursday.

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