Subscribe Register Login

Monday, September 22, 2014, 7:17 p.m.
Top Picks - Capture Arkansas

Oshie's shootout goals lead US past Russia 3-2

By The Associated Press

This article was published February 15, 2014 at 10:01 a.m.

usa-forward-tj-oshie-scores-the-winning-goal-against-russia-goaltender-sergei-bobrovski-in-a-shootout-during-overtime-of-a-mens-ice-hockey-game-at-the-2014-winter-olympics-saturday-in-sochi-russia

USA forward T.J. Oshie scores the winning goal against Russia goaltender Sergei Bobrovski in a shootout during overtime of a men's ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday in Sochi, Russia.

SOCHI, Russia — T.J. Oshie scored four times in the shootout and got the winner in the eighth round, leading the United States past Russia 3-2 Saturday in the thrilling revival of a classic Olympic hockey rivalry.

Cam Fowler and Joe Pavelski scored in regulation for the Americans in the marquee game of the preliminary round. Jonathan Quick made 29 saves and stopped five attempts in the shootout.

International rules allow the same player to take multiple shots after the first three rounds of a shootout, and U.S. coach Dan Bylsma leaned on Oshie, one of the NHL's shootout specialists.

The St. Louis forward went 4 for 6 against Sergei Bobrovsky, ending the game with one last slow-developing move past the Columbus goalie. The Americans improved to 2-0 in preliminary-round play, all but wrapping up an automatic berth in the quarterfinals next week.

Captain Pavel Datsyuk scored two goals in regulation and another in the shootout for the Russians, who rallied from a third-period deficit. In a fast-paced game played in front of Russian President Vladimir Putin and an energized home crowd, the Russians also had an apparent goal waved off with 4:40 left because Quick's net came off its moorings.

The gimmicky shootout finish was entertaining, but the entire game at the Bolshoy Ice Dome was international hockey at its most compelling — and the third period was a thriller.

Pavelski scored the tiebreaking goal for the Americans on a power play with 10:33 to play, but Datsyuk tied it with 7:16 left during a Russian power play, spurring Putin out of his seat to cheer.

After review, the officials waved off Fedor Tyutin's apparent go-ahead goal because the net was loose, incensing the Russian crowd.

Comments on: Oshie's shootout goals lead US past Russia 3-2

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Lpn

    Licensed Practical NurseNow taking applications for full & p...
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Clerical

    clericalnow hiring 2 nightshift clerical positions, 4:30 p.m...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Medical

    Little Rock Community Health Centeropening SoonFull Time Pos...
    PINE BLUFF, AR

  • Temporary forestry

    40 temporary General Forestry Laborer Positions: 12/01/14- 0...
    DE QUEEN, AR

  • Cnas

    Greystone Nursing and Rehab 121 Spring Valley Road, Cabot AR...
    Cabot, AR

Search 964 jobs >

Top Picks - Capture Arkansas
Arkansas Online