Sergei Zinoviev (L) of Russia vies for the puck with Kasper Degn (R) of Denmark during the Ice Hockey World Championship qualification match between Russia and Denmark 4-3 at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 5 May 2011.

Russian goalie Yevgeni Nabokov (R) vies for the puck withMads Christensen (L) of Denmark during the Ice Hockey World Championship qualification match between Russia and Denmark 4-3 at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 5 May 2011.

Yevgeni Artyukhin (L) of Russia vies for the puck with Nichlas Hardt (R) of Denmark during the Ice Hockey World Championship qualification match between Russia and Denmark 4-3 at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 5 May 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

A supporter of Russia waves Russian flag during the Ice Hockey World Championship qualification match between Russia and Denmark 4-3 at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 5 May 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Yevgeni Artyukhin (C) of Russia scores Russia's 4-2 goal against Philip Hersby (L) and goalie Frederik Andersen (R) of Denmark during the Ice Hockey World Championship qualification match between Russia and Denmark 4-3 at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 5 May 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Yevgeni Artyukhin (L) of Russia celebrates after scoring Russia's 4-2 goal against Philip Hersby (R) of Denmark during the Ice Hockey World Championship qualification match between Russia and Denmark 4-3 at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 5 May 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Maxim Afinogenov (R) of Russia vies for the puck with Julian Jakobsen (L) of Denmark during the Ice Hockey World Championship qualification match between Russia and Denmark 4-3 at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 5 May 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Danis Zaripov (L) of Russia vies for the puck with Morten Poulsen (R) of Denmark during the Ice Hockey World Championship qualification match between Russia and Denmark 4-3 at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 5 May 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Head coach Per Backman (C) of Denmark talks to his team during the Ice Hockey World Championship qualification match between Russia and Denmark 4-3 at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 5 May 2011. gr EPA/PETER HUDEC

Fyodor Tyutin (L) of Russia vies for the puck with Kirill Starkov (R) of Denmark during the Ice Hockey World Championship qualification match between Russia and Denmark 4-3 at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 5 May 2011.

Nichlas Hardt (C) of Denmark celebrates with his teammates Kiril Starkov (L) and Julian Jakobsen (R) after he scored Denmark's third goal during the Ice Hockey World Championship qualification match between Russia and Denmark 4-3 at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 5 May 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

(top to bottom) Dmitri Kalinin of Russia, Philip Hersby of Denmark, Konstantin Korneyev and Alexei Tereshenko of Russia vie for the puck during the Ice Hockey World Championship qualification match between Russia and Denmark 4-3 at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 5 May 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Head coach Vyacheslav Bykov (top center) of Russia talks to his players Alexei Morozov (L), Alexei Tereshenko (bottom center) and Danis Zaripov (R) during the Ice Hockey World Championship qualification match between Russia and Denmark 4-3 at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 5 May 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Alexei Tereshenko (L) of Russia vies for the puck with Julian Jakobsen (R) of Denmark during the Ice Hockey World Championship qualification match between Russia and Denmark 4-3 at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 5 May 2011.

Players of Russia and Finland fight after the end of the Ice Hockey World Championship qualification match between Russia and Denmark 4-3 at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 5. May 2011.

Players of Russia celebrate after they lost the Ice Hockey World Championship qualification match between Russia and Denmark 4-3 at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 5. May 2011.

Mikkel Bodker (L) of Denmark reacts with his teammates after they lost the Ice Hockey World Championship qualification match between Russia and Denmark 4-3 at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 5. May 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Goalie Frederik Andersen (L) and Michael Eskesen (R) of Denmark react after they lost the Ice Hockey World Championship qualification match between Russia and Denmark 4-3 at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, 5. May 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC