Russia 3

(3-0-0-0, 9 pts)

Sweden 1

(2-1-0-0, 6 pts)

12:00 PM ET, February 13, 2014


Russia beats Switzerland, ends pool play 3-0

Associated Press

SOCHI, Russia -- Russia beat Sweden 3-1 on Thursday to finish unbeaten in Olympic women's hockey pool play and earn a quarterfinal matchup against Switzerland.

Both teams won their first two games to clinch berths in the quarterfinals. Sweden will play third-seeded Finland, the defending Olympic bronze medalist.

Anna Prugova stopped 15 shots for the hosts. Anna Shukina and Alyona Khomich scored to give Russia a 2-0 lead midway through the second period. Sweden's Pernilla Winberg made it a one-goal game with 62 seconds left in period. Yekaterina Smolentseva scored with 1:53 left in the game to help clinch it.

Valentina Wallner made 27 saves for Sweden.

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