In the final, the Russians won a victory over the Slovak team with a score of 6: 2. The first players in this match were scored by Slovakia hockey players: in the second minute after the throw of Zdeno Hara, the puck slipped over the Russian goalkeeper and hit the nine.
The Russian team in response to this goal scored 5 goals in a row: Alexander Semin scored 2 goals in the opponent's gate, Alexander Perezhogin - 1, Alexey Tereshchenko - 1 and Pavel Datsyuk - 1.
Further, the 50th minute of the match, Hara scored the puck for the second time the Russian national team. The last goal of the match was scored in the 58th minute by Evgeni Malkin. Final score: 6: 2.
The Russian team won the World Hockey Championship for the fourth time. She regained the title after 3 years.
At this time, the wards Zinetula Bilyaletdinov were considered clear favorites. The best player and striker of the tournament held in Finland and Sweden is the forward of the Russian national team Malkin.
Evgeni Malkin and Ilya Nikulin entered the stars team.
In addition to Malkin and Nikulin, the symbolic star team of the 2012 World Cup, formed by the organizers of the championship, included Slovakia goalkeeper Jan Laco, Slovakian defender Edenyu Hara, striker from Norway Patrick Thoresen and Henrik Zetterberg from Sweden.
Winners of bronze medals were determined earlier. This is the Czech team, winning the Finnish team in the match for 3rd place with a score of 3: 2.