Winter Olympics Sochi 2014

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Russia Beats Germany 4-1 in Olympic Women's Hockey in Sochi

Sunday, Feb 9, 2014  |  Updated 7:57 AM PDT
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Yekaterina Smolina of Russia, center, battles German hockey rivals Lisa Christine Schuster, left, and Sara Seiler for the puck in Sochi on Sunday. The Russian women defeated the Germans 4-1.

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Olga Sisina's shot deflected off a defender and into the net, and Yekaterina Smolentseva scored on a 2-on-1 just 38 seconds later to help Russia overcome an early deficit and beat Germany 4-1 Sunday in their opening game of the Olympic women's hockey tournament.

Yulia Leskina made 14 saves for Russia. Viona Harrer stopped 33 shots for Germany.

Franziska Busch broke a scoreless tie for Germany in the second period, then the hosts scored four times over a span of 7 minutes, 11 seconds in the third period to turn a one-goal deficit into a three-goal lead. Sosina scored twice, and Smolentzeva had a goal and two assists.

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