Pavel Datsyuk wants to play, not talk.
The numbers are in for the thrilling USA-Russia men’s hockey game, and they’re huge.
T.J. Oshie scored four times in the shootout and got the winner in the eighth round, leading the United States past Russia 3-2 Saturday in the thrilling revival of an Olympic hockey rivalry.
Henrik Zetterberg’s Olympics are over almost before they could begin.
Things got even more confusing when they went to April and discovered there were two April 16, 17, 18 and 19. And April ends on the 29th.
The Russians are practicing for the first time since NHL players arrived for the Olympics, and captain Pavel Datsyuk is the only skater not on the ice.
Alex Killorn scored a tiebreaking goal late in the third period, Ondrej Palat had two goals and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat Detroit 4-2 Saturday night in the Red Wings’ 6,000th regular-season game.
Ryan Miller’s goaltending was the key as the USA won silver and nearly stole gold from Canada at Vancouver in 2010.
Gustav Nyquist scored the go-ahead goal in the second period, helping lift the Detroit Red Wings over the Florida Panthers 3-1 on Thursday night.
The Detroit Red Wings do not play another home game until March 6 against the Avalanche.