Both teams scored twice in a back-and-forth third period with Nikita Gusev knotting the game with a short-handed goal with less than a minute to go to force the overtime period. 10 seconds later, Dominik Kahun finished off a Frank Mauer pass in the low slot following a great Germany forecheck to tie it at 2.
It remains to be seen if Voynov, who will turn 32 just before the 2022 Winter Games, would be allowed to play if the National Hockey League is involved and has any say over rosters.
"We will fully respect the decision made by the International Olympic Committee, so if (the ban is not lifted) they will not be allowed to have the flag or the anthem".
While the Russians were surely disappointed with the IOC's decision to bar Russian symbols from Sunday's Closing Ceremony, their hockey team gave them an opportunity to display some defiance and national pride earlier in the day.
Meanwhile, Marit Bjoergen of Norway closed out her career - and the Winter Games - by adding another gold to her record-breaking collection. They will now play in their first-ever gold medal game.
BC-OLY-HKO-Germany-Russia, 2nd Ld-Writethru, 712Russians win hockey gold with 4-3 OT win over GermanyAP Photo OLYMH192, OLYMH171, OLYMH167, OLYMH160, OLYMH107, OLYMH123, OLYMH106, OLYMH179, OLYMH106, OLYMH175Eds: Russia 4, Germany 3, OT. "It has been an fantastic career for me".
Bjoergen had already become the most decorated athlete in Winter Olympics history with her 14th medal on Wednesday, outstripping fellow Norwegian Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, who has 13 in biathlon.
Also yesterday, Sweden beat South Korea's "Garlic Girls" for gold in women's curling.
At the end of three periods of play, the score read 3-3, taking the match into overtime, during which the Russians won 4-3, reports Efe news.
With Germany's Patrick Reimer off for high sticking midway through the extra period, the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation went on a four-on-three man advantage and Kaprizov one-timed a pass from Nikita Gusev past German goaltender Danny aus den Birken. "We won the silver medal here and can be proud of it". "We will respect that", Fasel said.
Germany made the Olympic hockey podium for the first time since 1976, but their Olympic silver meant they just missed out on gold. Push athlete Kevin Kuske won his sixth medal in five Olympic appearances.
"It's a little tough right now because we all felt we could have won that game; that's hockey, that's just the way it is". "We have ideal companionship and harmony, and that is the secret".