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Switzerland beats Russia 2-0 in women's hockey

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Posted: Feb 15, 2014 7:33 AM

Updated: Feb 15, 2014 7:33 AM

SOCHI, Russia (AP) Stefanie Marty scored midway through the first period and Florence Schelling stopped 41 shots on Saturday to give Switzerland a 2-0 victory over Russia and a spot in the Olympic women's hockey semifinals.

Lara Stalder added an empty-netter with 21 seconds left for Switzerland, which will face top-seeded Canada in the semifinals on Monday.

Anna Prugova made 27 saves for Russia, which moves to the classification round and can finish no better than fifth.

Topics: HKW-Russia-Switzerland

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