Team Russia edges out the Swiss

 

Team Russia came from behind to force the Swiss into a shootout which they ultimately won.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Russia's Nikita Kucherov scores on Switzerland's goalie Melvin Nyffeler (R) to win the game in a shootout during their quarter-final game at the 2013 IIHF U20 World Junior Hockey Championship in Ufa, January 2, 2013.</div>
 

Russia's Nikita Kucherov scores on Switzerland's goalie Melvin Nyffeler (R) to win the game in a shootout during their quarter-final game at the 2013 IIHF U20 World Junior Hockey Championship in Ufa, January 2, 2013.

Photograph by: Nathan Denette, The Canadian Press

 
<div id="page1">Russia's Nikita Kucherov scores on Switzerland's goalie Melvin Nyffeler (R) to win the game in a shootout during their quarter-final game at the 2013 IIHF U20 World Junior Hockey Championship in Ufa, January 2, 2013.</div>
Russia forward Mikhail Grigorenko (25) reacts after scoring a shoot out goal in front of Switzerland during quarter-final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.
Russia forward Nikita Kucherov, centre, celebrates his game winning goal in the shoot out with teammates while playing against Switzerland during quarter-final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.
Russia teammates jump off their bench to celebrate after defeating Switzerland during a shoot out during quarter-final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.
Russia teammates celebrate after defeating Switzerland during a shoot out during quarter-final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.
Russia teammates celebrate after defeating Switzerland during a shoot out during quarter-final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.
Russia goalie Andrei Vasilevski eyes the puck while playing aganist Switzerland during first period quarter-final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.
Russia forward Nikita Kucherov, right, scores the game winning shoot out goal against Switzerland goalie Melvin Nyffeler, left, during quarter-final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.
Russia goalie Andrei Vasilevski, centre, stops Switzerland forward Lukas Balmelli (28) as Russian forward Kirill Kapustin, left, looks on during first period quarter-final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.
Russia forward Mikhail Grigorenko (2) gets stopped by Switzerland goalie Melvin Nyffeler, left, during first period quarter-final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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