AT ST PAUL MN

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United States  1     1     3   --5
Russia         0     1     2   --3
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FIRST PERIOD -- Scoring: 1, United States, Keith Tkachuk 2 (Mike 
Modano, Brian Rafalski), 11:20.  Penalties: C Chelios, Usa (hooking), 
18:26.

SECOND PERIOD -- Scoring: 2, United States, Keith Tkachuk 3 (Bill 
Guerin, Mike Modano), 1:56. 3, Russia, Dmitry Afanasenkov 1 (Artem 
Chubarov, Sergei Gonchar), 7:14.  Penalties: D Kasparaitis, Rus 
(holding stick), 3:39; B Rafalski, Usa (obstr hooking), 3:56; A 
Khavanov, Rus (cross checking), 11:57; D Kasparaitis, Rus (tripping), 
14:50; B Leetch, Usa (cross checking), 17:03.

THIRD PERIOD -- Scoring: 5, Russia, Dainius Zubrus 2 (Alexei Yashin, 
Darius Kasparaitis), 0:36. 6, United States, Scott Gomez 1 (Keith 
Tkachuk), 4:25. 7, United States, Keith Tkachuk 4 (Bill Guerin, Mike 
Modano), 4:47. 8, Russia, Ilya Kovalchuk 1 (power play) (Sergei 
Samsonov, Alexei Kovalev), 11:04. 9, United States, Keith Tkachuk 5 
(empty net) (Mike Modano, Brian Rafalski), 19:05.  Penalties: B 
Leetch, Usa (double minor high sticking), 9:54.

Shots on goal:
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United States       5    9    7   --21   
Russia              7    6    8   --21   
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Missed penalty shots: Jason Blake, Usa, 8:08 second. 
Power-play Conversions: United States - 0 of 3, Russia - 1 of 5. 
Goalies : United States, Robert Esche (21 shots, 18 saves; record: 
1-2-0). Russia, Ilya Bryzgalov (20 shots, 16 saves; record: 2-1-0). A:
17,218.  Referees: Brad Watson, Paul Devorski. Linesmen: Brian Murphy,
Tim Nowak.