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11-16-2012, 06:07 AM
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Originally Posted by Fulcrum View Post
I think things look good for Russia overall.

They found their offensive game and their defensive game looks the best that I've seen in a VERY long time.

With an optimal squad and bigger Ice surface for WJC it's a capable team and more balanced the year. Just have to put it together for the key games.
I only watched half the game but Russia's commitment to team defence and relentless puck pursuit was impressive last night and makes me wonder if it signals a change in the way Russian teams will play. They were committed to both ends of the ice and looked scary. Kudos to them.

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