The Russian national ice hockey team defeated the Austrian team in the group stage match of the World Youth Championship held in Edmonton. The score is 7: 1.
The Austrians conceded four goals in the first 17 minutes of the meeting.
The Russians scored 6 points in three games of Group B and secured a place in the quarterfinals of the tournament. The teams of the USA and Sweden also made it to the playoffs, with 6 points each.
The Russian national team in the last match of the group stage on December 31 will play with the Swedish team.
The final of the youth championship will take place on the night of January 6.
Earlier it was reported that the match of the youth national ice hockey team of Russia with the team of the Czech Republic at the World Championship ended in defeat.
The Russians lost to the enemy with a score of 0: 2. This is the first time since 2012 that the national youth team has not scored a goal in the world championship.