FINLAND 3, RUSSIA 1
Evgeni Malkin's dream of winning Olympic gold on his home soil came to an end Wednesday at the hands of Pens teammates Jussi Jokinen and Olli Maatta as Finland secured a 3-1 win against Russia to advance to the semifinals against Sweden.
Teemu Selanne and Mikael Granlund each posted one goal and one assist and Juhamatti Aaltonen scored a goal for Finland. Goaltender Tuukka Rask made 37 saves between the pipes. Maatta and Jokinen each notched one shot.
Ilya Kovalchuk scored the lone Russian goal. Malkin recorded four shots in the game. Seymon Varlamov surrendered three goals on 15 shots before being replaced by Sergei Bobrovsky.
Finland and Sweden will play Friday.