Olympics

Russian Men's Hockey Team Eliminated From Olympics Tournament

Lose to Finland

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This will be the lasting image of Team Russia from the Sochi 2014 Winter Games: Defenseman Alexei Yemelin was down on the ice Wednesday, bleeding from his mouth, having just taken a stick to the mouth. But he had also been whistled for tripping seconds before. On the ensuing power play, Finland scored to take a two-goal lead. Russia was bloodied, bowed and undermanned, and soon they would be out of the tournament.

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