U.S loses to Russia 2-1 at world juniors

Updated: December 28, 2012, 12:33 PM ET
Associated Press

UFA, Russia -- Andrei Makarov made 41 saves to help Russia beat the United States 2-1 Friday at the world junior ice hockey championships.

Jacob Trouba scored a tying, power-play goal on a slap shot from the blue line midway through the second period, but Vladimir Tkachyov scored from close range four minutes into the third.

Russia withstood a late two-man advantage for the Americans to hold on for the win. Albert Yarullin gave Russia an early lead with a slap shot from the left circle ...

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