Belarus goalie Koval shines in narrow 4-3 SO loss against favoured Russians

QUEBEC - Vitali Koval is an unknown no more at the IIHF World Hockey Championship.The Belarusian netminder shed the "little-known" tag with a 52-save performance in which he nearly carried his upstart Belarus team to victory over a heavily favoured Russian squad before narrowly losing 4-3 in a shootout on Friday.
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Doug Stolhand is one of the co-founders and co-hosts of the Puck Podcast and has been a member of the NHL media since the show's inception in 2006.