It took overtime and an eight-round shootout, but the United States Olympic hockey team defeated the Russian team on its home ice in Sochi, the final score officially being 3-2. The teams were tied at 2 at the end of regulation, and did not score in the 5-minute sudden-death overtime period. The USA won the shootout 4-3, with T. J. Oshie (who plays for the NHL St. Louis Blues) collecting all 4 American goals. For the Russians, Ilya Kovalchuk scored 2 goals and Pavel Datsyuk scored 1 during the shootout. Datsyuk also scored Russia's two goals in regulation. America's regulation-time goals came from Cam Fowler and Joe Pavelski.
CBS Sports has a live blog of the game and a short summary.