OSTRAVA (Sputnik) — Russia, with 3 points, currently shares the first place in group B with the United States.
Ice Hockey World Championship 2015 1st Match: Russia — Norway 6-2!! pic.twitter.com/M1KcH24JLS— Natasha Rus (@NatashaNetRus) May 1, 2015
Vadim Shipachyov, Artem Anisimov, Denis Zaripov, Viktor Tikhonov, Maxim Chudinov and Artemiy Panarin scored for Russia.
Shipachyov, Anisimov, Zaripov, Tikhonov, Chudinov & Panarin are the scorers in Russia's 6-2 win over Norway @2015IIHFWorlds— KHL_Hockey (@KHL_hockey) May 1, 2015
Two of the Norway’s goals were both scored by Patrick Thoresen.
In the preliminary round, sixteen national teams are divided into two groups. After the preliminary round, the best four teams from each group, based on the number of points awarded, will advance to the quarterfinals.
The Russian team will play its next match against Slovenia on May 3.
The 2015 ice hockey World Championship is being held from May 1 to May 17, 2015 in the Czech Republic.