Russia's ice hockey team qualifies for Winter Olympic semifinals
The Olympic ice hockey team from Russia beat Norway in the quarterfinals in Pyeongchang by six goals to one to qualify for semifinals, where it will confront the Czech team.
Russia’s Mikhail Grigorenko scored in the 9th minute, Nikita Gusev, in the 14th, Vyacheslav Voinov, in the 20th, Sergey Kalinin, in the 29th, Nikita Nesterov, in the 34th, and Ivan Telegin, in the 54th.
Norway’s sole scorer, Alexander Bonsaksen, netted in the 28th minute, TASS recalls.
Now they will clash with the Czech squad. The two other semifinalists will be determined in the Canada-Finland and Sweden-Germany quarterfinals, to be played on February 23. The final match is due on February 25.