Russians Shut Out Czech Republic, Will Play For Gold in Men's Hockey

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The Olympic Athletes from Russia advanced to the gold-medal game in men's hockey with a 3-0 win over the Czech Republic on Friday.

Nikita Gusev and Vladislav Gavrikov netted goals in quick succession in the second period to steer the Russians into a deserved lead, while Ilya Kovalchuk slotted into an empty net late on in the clash.

Canada will face Germany in the other men's hockey semi-final later on Friday to determine who will go up against the Russian athletes for the gold medal in this year's event.

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