2012-Yarmouth World Junior A Challenge

Czech Republic 1 - Russia 4


YARMOUTH, N.S. – Artyom Prokhorov opened and closed the scoring as Russia topped the Czech Republic 4-1 to earn fifth place at the 2012 World Junior A Challenge on Saturday afternoon.

It is the third year in a row the Russians have appeared in the fifth-place game, and the second they have finished fifth – they lost to Sweden in 2010 before beating the Czechs last year in Langley, B.C.

Arkhip Nekolenko and Ruslan Trubkin had the other goals for Russia, which earned two wins at this year’s tournament, both over the Czechs; they scored a 6-1 victory in the tournament’s opening game on Monday night.

Ivan Bocharov got his first start in the Russian goal and turned in a spectacular performance, finishing with 40 saves.

Lubos Rob scored the lone goal for the Czechs, who finished with the lowest-scoring offence in tournament history; Rob’s goal ended a scoring drought of 203:01 and was just the second scored by the team in four games.

Rene Svoboda took the loss in goal for the Czechs, stopping 29 of 32 shots.


Game Information
Game Number 11 Round 5th Place
Arena Mariners Centre City, Country Yarmouth, N.S.
Month / Day / Year 11/10/2012 Time 02:00 PM AT
Attendance 1185 Game Status Final

Box Score   1     2     3   Total
Czech Republic (CZE) 0 1 0 1
Russia (RUS) 1 2 1 4

First Period
   08:23 RUS 11 Artyom Prokhorov (27 Ilya Pavlyukov, 21 Nikita Setdikov) PP

   05:01 CZE 19 Vaclav Pasek (High Sticking)
   07:06 CZE 5 Alex Pisarik (Interference)
   09:06 CZE 21 Ondrej Safar (Holding)
   14:51 RUS 14 Sergei Stetsenko (Interference)
   15:53 RUS 2 Rushan Rafikov (Tripping)
   19:12 CZE 21 Ondrej Safar (Hooking)

Second Period
   01:56 RUS 16 Arkhip Nekolenko (24 Viktor Baldaev, 26 Alexander Sharov)
   07:45 RUS 3 Ruslan Trubkin (12 Vyacheslav Leshchenko, 18 Saveli Ilin)
   16:09 CZE 23 Lubos Rob (16 Filip Pyrochta) PP

   03:16 RUS 9 Igor Rudenkov (Checking to the Head)
   03:16 RUS 9 Igor Rudenkov (10-Minute Misconduct)
   15:42 RUS 14 Sergei Stetsenko (High Sticking)

Third Period
   18:38 RUS 11 Artyom Prokhorov  EN

   13:51 CZE 6 Tomas Andrlik (Roughing)
   14:49 RUS 2 Rushan Rafikov (Hooking)
   18:51 CZE 5 Alex Pisarik (Boarding)
   19:34 RUS 8 Nikolai Glukhov (Hooking)

Czech Republic
30 Rene Svoboda On 1/00:00 Off 3/19:00
30 Ivan Bocharov On 1/00:00 Off 3/20:00

Shots on Goal   1     2     3   Total
Czech Republic 7 19 15 41
Russia 11 8 14 33

Player of the Game
Russia 25 Vladislav Gavrikov
Czech Republic 30 Rene Svoboda
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