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Russian and Swedish Hockey Coaches Exchange Threats at World Championships

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Tyler BrookeSenior Analyst IIDecember 21, 2016

The 2014 World Hockey Championships have been intense so far, but things got extra heated during a semifinal match between Russia and Sweden.

Near the end of the game, Russian head coach Oleg Znarok began yelling at Swedish assistant Rikard Gronborg while also giving a throat-slash gesture. Gronborg responded with some choice words of his own.

The Russian team won 3-1, but according to Finnish hockey writer Pekka Jalonen, the team will likely be without its head coach for the final game.

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