"Team Latvia’s goaltender Elvis Merzlikins, after making some superb saves in the first period, must have felt like he was on Russian forward Evgeny (Yevgeni) Kuznetsov’s operating table last night. There were points in the game where he must have prayed for some sort of anaesthetic cocktail to help relieve the suffering.
His defensemen were continuously under siege and were unable to offer much resistance against the Russian nuclear arsenal of weapons amongst the forward ranks.
Sweden’s Peter Forsberg had an astounding three goals and seven assists for 10 points in a 20-1 win over Japan on December 30th, 1992, which was the 1993 World Juniors."
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