SOT, Ilya Kovalchuk, OAR team winger and Olympic champion (Russian): Everything worked out, we are thankful to the fans. SOT, journalist (Russian): «How long-awaited were the medals and how difficult was the game with Germany? Nobody has expected such a tensed battle. SOT, Ilya Kovalchuk, OAR team winger and Olympic champion (Russian): The game was difficult, they entered the final for a... Еще reason, good that we won, good that we made even the scores, in the overtime, the winning goal of [OAR forward] Kirill Kaprizov brought happiness to the millions of the Russian fans, so everyone is celebrating today, it is great.» SOT, journalist (Russian): «Thank you» Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) men's ice hockey team left the Gangneung Hockey Centre on Sunday after they beat Germany, winning its first Olympic gold medal in ice hockey since 1992. OAR winger Ilya Kovalchuk said that the match with Germany was difficult, as the Germans «entered final for a reason.» He added that the goal of the OAR forward Kirill Kaprizov «brought happiness to the millions of the Russian fans». Forward of the German Olympic team and silver medalist of PC2018 Dominik Kahun also commented on the game, saying that the team «did not expected to play up Sweden and Canada». «Who knew, that we would take the silver, and that was really hard to imagine,» said Kahun.