Russian fans devastated after hockey team eliminated from Olympics

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Russia fell to Finland 3-1 in a quarterfinal game Feb. 19 and will not advance to the next round of the tournament.

An Olympic volunteer reacts to Russia's 3-1 loss to Finland during the men's quarterfinal hockey game in Bolshoy Arena at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip )
An Olympic volunteer reacts to Russia's 3-1 loss to Finland during the men's quarterfinal hockey game in Bolshoy Arena at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip )
An Olympic volunteer reacts to Russia's 3-1 loss to Finland during the men's quarterfinal hockey game in Bolshoy Arena at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip )
A Russia fan talks on his mobile phone as he leave the area after Russia's 3-1 loss to Finland during the men's quarterfinal hockey game in Bolshoy Arena at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip )
A Russia fan talks on his mobile phone as he leave the area after Russia's 3-1 loss to Finland during the men's quarterfinal hockey game in Bolshoy Arena at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip )
A Russia fan talks on his mobile phone as he leave the area after Russia's 3-1 loss to Finland during the men's quarterfinal hockey game in Bolshoy Arena at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip )
A Russia fan talks on his mobile phone as he leaves the areana after Russia's 3-1 loss to Finland during the men's quarterfinal hockey game in Bolshoy Arena at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip )
A Russia fan talks on his mobile phone as he leaves the areana after Russia's 3-1 loss to Finland during the men's quarterfinal hockey game in Bolshoy Arena at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip )
A Russia fan talks on his mobile phone as he leaves the areana after Russia's 3-1 loss to Finland during the men's quarterfinal hockey game in Bolshoy Arena at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip )
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 19: A Russian fan watches the Men's Ice Hockey Quarterfinal Playoff against Finland on Day 12 of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 19, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images)
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SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 19: A Russian fan watches the Men's Ice Hockey Quarterfinal Playoff against Finland on Day 12 of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 19, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images)
The @Sochi2014 Twitter page tweeted this photo after the Russian loss.
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The @Sochi2014 Twitter page tweeted this photo after the Russian loss.
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 19: Fans look on before the Men's Ice Hockey Quarterfinal Playoff between Sweden and Slovenia on Day 12 of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 19, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
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SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 19: Fans look on before the Men's Ice Hockey Quarterfinal Playoff between Sweden and Slovenia on Day 12 of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 19, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
<span id="previewtooltip_6c80da05adf942378c306c9fe3555e7b" class="tooltip">A Russian hockey fan reacts at the end a men's quarterfinal ice hockey game between Finland and Russia at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Finland won 3-1.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)</span>
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A Russian hockey fan reacts at the end a men's quarterfinal ice hockey game between Finland and Russia at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Finland won 3-1.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
<div class="caption"><p>A Russian hockey fan lingers in the empty seats of Bolshoy Ice Dome after Russia lost 3-1 to Finland in a men's quarterfinal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)</p></div><p class="metaData">&nbsp;</p>
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A Russian hockey fan lingers in the empty seats of Bolshoy Ice Dome after Russia lost 3-1 to Finland in a men's quarterfinal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

<div class="caption"><p>Fans watch the men's ice hockey game between Russia and Finland on a large screen in Olympic Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)</p></div><p class="metaData">&nbsp;</p>
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Fans watch the men's ice hockey game between Russia and Finland on a large screen in Olympic Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Fans watch the men&#39;s ice hockey game between Russia and Finland on a large screen in Olympic Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Fans watch the men's ice hockey game between Russia and Finland on a large screen in Olympic Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia
Fans watch the men's ice hockey game between Russia and Finland on a large screen in Olympic Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 19: A Russian fan attends the Men&#39;s Ice Hockey Quarterfinal Playoff between Finland and Russia on Day 12 of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 19, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images)
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SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 19: A Russian fan attends the Men's Ice Hockey Quarterfinal Playoff between Finland and Russia on Day 12 of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 19, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images)
Fans watch the men&#39;s ice hockey game between Russia and Finland on a large screen in Olympic Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Fans watch the men's ice hockey game between Russia and Finland on a large screen in Olympic Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia
Fans watch the men's ice hockey game between Russia and Finland on a large screen in Olympic Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Fans watch the men&#39;s ice hockey game between Russia and Finland on a large screen in Olympic Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Fans watch the men's ice hockey game between Russia and Finland on a large screen in Olympic Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia
Fans watch the men's ice hockey game between Russia and Finland on a large screen in Olympic Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Russian hockey fans react after a goal by Finland against Russia in the second period of a men&#39;s quarterfinal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
SOCHI SCENE: Russians getting worried
Russian hockey fans react after a goal by Finland against Russia in the second period of a men's quarterfinal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Russian hockey fans watch play against Finland in the third period of a men&#39;s quarterfinal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
SOCHI SCENE: Russians getting worried
Russian hockey fans watch play against Finland in the third period of a men's quarterfinal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
A fan covers her face while watching the men&#39;s ice hockey game between Russia and Finland on a large screen in Olympic Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
A fan covers her face while watching the men's ice hockey game between Russia and Finland on a large screen in Olympic Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia
A fan covers her face while watching the men's ice hockey game between Russia and Finland on a large screen in Olympic Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

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