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Team USA beat Russia in an Olympic hockey nail biter February 15, 2014.
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Evgeny Medvedev #82 of Russia fights with Ryan Callahan #24 of United States during the Men's Ice Hockey Preliminary Round Group A game on day eight of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome.
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In one of the most exciting events of the 2014 Winter Olympics so far, the USA hockey team had to take the match into overtime and a penalty shootout with Russia at the capacity filled Bolshoi Ice Dome yesterday.

It was a nail biter throughout the fight with neither team able to score during overtime.

Forced into a penalty shootout, it wasn’t until the eighth penalty that the stalemate was finally broken with the USA winning 3 to 2.

USA now moves to the top in Group A on total maximum points,, with Russia and Slovenia trailing with three points each.

Slovakia has no points to date.

See the slideshow for exciting pictures of the events.

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