It required another overtime period and shootout, but Russia prevailed over Slovakia on Sunday morning with a 1-0 win. Alex Ovechkin saw nearly 25 minutes of ice time.
Ryan Miller returned to the nets for Team USA, but is there anything he can do to supplant Jonathan Quick?
Alexander Radulov and Ilya Kovalchuk scored in a shootout, Semyon Varlamov stopped 27 shots, and Russia beat Slovakia 1-0.
Phil Kessel scored two of his three goals in the opening 4:33, leading the Americans to a 5-1 win over Slovenia on Sunday.
John Carlson saw more ice time in USA's win over Slovenia, a good sign after his showing against Russia.