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Czech Republic still unbeaten at worlds

Updated: May 8, 2011, 4:53 PM ET
Associated Press

KOSICE, Slovakia -- The Czech Republic overcame the arrival of Alex Ovechkin to beat Russia 3-2 Sunday and maintain a perfect record at the hockey world championship.

Jakub Voracek, Jaromir Jagr and Tomas Plekanec scored for the Czech Republic as Ovechkin couldn't help Russia avenge a 2-1 loss to the Czechs in the final of last year's worlds.

"It was a tough game, to the last second," Czech forward Martin Havlat said.

Voracek gave the Czechs a 1-0 lead with a backhand on a rebound ...

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