In the opening match of the Olympic hockey tournament, the Slovaks scored a sensational comeback victory over the Russians 3:2.
The Russians are already in the fifth minute led the score 2:0. Distinguished Nikolai Prohorchik (SKA) and Cyril Whims (CSKA Moskva).
But before the first break, the Slovaks managed to equalize. On the 17-th and 18-th minute for 110 seconds at the gate koshechkina flew two washers. Goals were scored by Peter Olveczky (Pirates, Chomutov) and Martin BAKOS (Beat Tigers, Liberec).
On 49-th minute Peter Ceresna (plzeň) has implemented a numerical advantage of 3:2.