The 2012 IIHF World Championships wrapped up Sunday with Russia continuing its recent dominance earning its third gold medal in five years with a 6-2 victory over Slovakia. Russia won all 10 of its games of the tournament and scored 44 goals to lead all teams. It was the first team since the Soviet Union in 1989 to win every game in regulation.
Leading the way in the gold medal game were Alex Semin (two goals, one assist), Pavel Datsyuk (one goal, two assists) and Alex Ovechkin (two assists). Semyon Varlamov made 29 saves and won all eight of his starts to finish with a 1.77 goals-against average and .939 save percentage.