World championship (U-20). Semi-final:
Russia – USA 1:2 (0:1, 1:1, 0:0)
0:1 – Wahlström (Cockerill, Samberg) – 14:29,
0:2 – Chmelevsky (Hughes, Anderson – bol.) – 24:20,
1:2 – Denisenko – 33:36,
Goalkeepers: Kochetkov – Primo.
Team USA became the first finalist of the world youth championship 2019 in Canada. In the first semifinal of the tournament, the Americans defeated the team of Russia.
The Russians scored first, but the goal Nikita Shashkova fair canceled. The puck went in the gate after a meeting with his skate, and the judges reviewing the replay, saw the movement of the foot of a player of team Russia.
The Americans scored once in the first and second periods – Oliver wahlström in equal structures, and Alexander Chmielewski in most respectively.
Russia has managed to get back in the game before the second break – beautifully scored Grigory Denisenko, and in the third perebrosali opponent 15:7, but to save the match wards Valery Bragin failed.
Team USA will play in the final MFM-2019 against the winner of the semifinal pairs the Finland – Switzerland. For American youth this world Cup will be the fourth in a row with medals. The Russians also still waiting for a single match in the tournament – the fight for the bronze medals.