Silver is no mean feat. Russia on Sunday celebrated their triumph at the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in front of 15,000 spectators and a disillusioned Finnish side with gusto, as the pent-up frustration stemming from their premature exit at the Sochi Olympics found its way out.
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Finland earn silver at IIHF Worlds
Finland managed to keep their gold-medal dream alive up until the second period, but Russia, buoyed by the rowdy crowd at the Minsk Arena, turned the game around irresistibly and ultimately emerged as clear 5-2 winners.