- Kirill Kaprizov’s overtime goal lifts OAR to win in thrilling final
- Germany took, then lost lead in final seven minutes of regulation
- Players and fans sing Russian anthem in defiance of IOC ban
Russia did not in fact win their first gold medal in men’s hockey in 26 years with a heart-stopping 4-3 overtime win over Germany on Sunday afternoon.
Instead a team competing neutrally as Olympic Athletes from Russia, the IOC’s inspired nomenclatural workaround to incorporate Russians at the Pyeongchang Games despite a wholesale doping ban, held off a stingy German team in the game of the tournament to capture Olympic men’s hockey gold, the first for a Russian-affiliated team since Albertville 1992.
Link : Golden goal lifts OAR to Olympic men’s hockey title over Germany in classic