Today the Russian national men's hockey team kicked off the Sochi Games. In the Bolshoy Ice Dome, the host team beat the Slovenian team with a score of 5-2. The Russians who scored the goals were Ovechkin, Malkin, Kovalchuk, Nichushkin Belov. The Slovenian team has two goals scored by Jeglič.
Also on this day, the Finnish team beat the Austrian team – 8:4, USA defeated Slovakia 7-1.
Tonight there will be another match – Canada will meet with Norway.