Found May 19, 2012 on
Slovakia continues their Cinderella-esq run through the World Championship as they defeat Czech Republic 3-1.
Miroslav Satan scored twice including a beautiful shorthanded breakaway that proved to be the game winner as Slovakia just would not take their foot off the gas pedal. Seemed like each time Czech Republic made a mistake, someone on Slovakia was right there ready to make them pay for it....
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Miroslav Satan's second goal of the game, a beautiful short-handed marker early in the third, broke a 1-1 tie and led Slovakia to a 3-1 victory over the Czech Republic to give his team a place in the gold-medal game Sunday.
At 37, Satan may be in the twilight of his career, but the captain of the 2002 gold-medal team has been extraordinary this year. Goalie Jan Laco, quickly...
Russia and Slovakia will meet in the world hockey championship final on Sunday for the first time since the Slovaks won their only title a decade ago against the Russians.
After Evgeni Malkin scored a hat trick to lead Russia to a 6-2 rout of host Finland, Slovak forward Miroslav Satan scored twice to help beat the Czech Republic 3-1 in the second semifinal on Saturday.
Book the times, folks: Team Slovakia defeated the Czech Republic on three goals from Miroslav Satan’s line, including 2 from Satan himself, and Jan Laco played fantatstic in the Czechs’ crease, out-dueling Jakub Kovar by a wide margin, and after the Czechs lost Martin Erat to a shoulder or head injury, they lost their focus and started making mistakes which the Czechs pounced...