Canada beats Russia 5-3, advances to World Cup of Hockey final

It wasn’t easy, but then it never is, when Canada plays Russia in a best-of-best hockey competition – and really, who would want it be?The old Cold War rivalry, which started with the Summit Series in 1972 and probably peaked with the 1987 Canada Cup, was on tap again Saturday night, in the World Cup of hockey semi-final.

In a game that had a little of everything – high drama, seesaw action, multiple lead changes – Canada overcame a one-goal, second-period deficit and ultimately rallied to defeat Russia by a 5-3 score.The victory puts Canada in the tournament final, which begins Tuesday, …
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