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VIDEO: Russia completes epic gold medal comeback at World Junior Championship

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By: Hockey News
Jan 6, 2011

The 5-3 win gave Russia its first gold medal at the WJC since 2003. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images) Author: The Hockey News

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VIDEO: Russia completes epic gold medal comeback at World Junior Championship

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By: Hockey News
Jan 6, 2011

What started as a Canadian cakewalk ended as the biggest comeback in World Junior Championship history after Russia stormed back from a three-goal deficit to beat Canada 5-3 and win the gold medal in Buffalo, N.Y.

It was Russia's first gold medal since beating the Canadians in 2003 and for the second straight year Canada had to settle for silver despite being heavy favorites heading into the final.

THN’s Ryan Kennedy caught up with members of both teams to get their reaction to Russia’s epic comeback win at the 2011 World Junior Championship.

REPORTER: Ryan Kennedy | PRODUCER: Ted Cooper

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VIDEO: Russia completes epic gold medal comeback at World Junior Championship