NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The Olympic Athletes from Russia dominated the United States men’s hockey team with a 4-0 win Saturday, dropping Team USA to 1-2 in Group B play.
OAR’s Nikolai Prokhorkin scored two goals for Russia before former NHL star Ilya Kovalchuk sealed the deal for a shutout.READ MORE: NYC Primary: Eric Adams Leads Democratic Mayoral Race In First Round Of Results; Andrew Yang Concedes Early NYC Primary: Guardian Angels Founder Curtis Sliwa Is Projected Winner Of Republican Mayoral Primary
Next up, Team USA will play in the first round of playoffs between Monday night and Tuesday morning. They need a win to advance.
Also Saturday, Italy’s Luca de Aliprandini and Austria’s Manuel Feller were disqualified from the men’s giant slalom after losing their balance and falling as they approached the finish line.MORE NEWS: NYC Primary: So Many Options For Manhattan District Attorney, And Ranked Choice Voting Doesn't Apply
Marcel Hirscher, of Austria, got off to a good start in the men’s giant slalom, while American Ted Ligety was trailing by 2.44 and out of the top 15.