• Three quick goals help Slovenia stun Slovakia

    Summary of 6 articles · Updated Feb 16, 2014
    He was suspended for an elbow to the head and neck area of Slovakia forward Tomas Kopecky during the second period of the Saturday's game between Slovenia and Slovakia. SOCHI, Russia Anze Kopitar scored the third of three goals in a six-minute stretch of the third period Saturday to give Slovenia a surprising 3-1 victory over usually steady Slovakia in its first Olympic hockey tournament. With a hat trick against Slovenia Phil has seven points in three games as the men advanced to the quarterfinals with a bye. According to his father and Slovenia head coach, Matej, Kopitar missed the final period with what is suspected to be a stomach bug. Meanwhile, Amanda heads into the women’s semifinal on Monday against Sweden with 2 goals and 2 assists. Hopefully he's going to be better." SOCHI, Russia Los Angeles Kings forward Anze Kopitar, the lone NHL player on the Slovenian national team, was sent to the medical center in the Olympic compound for blood tests after he fell ill and had to leave Sunday's preliminary round game against the United States.
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  • Kopitar leaves Slovenia game to get blood tests

    Kings forward Anze Kopitar, the lone NHL player on the Slovenian national team, was sent to the medical center in the Olympic compound for blood tests after he fell ill and had to leave Sunday's preliminary round game against the United States.
    Source: ESPN.com

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