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Watch live: Canada, Russia trade goals in 2nd period

Nikita Kucherov and Evgeny Kuznetsov scored to put Russia ahead, but Brad Marchand responded with a tying goal for Canada to close an electric second period. Watch the World Cup of Hockey semifinal live on ESPN2 and the ESPN App.

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Craig Custance ESPN Senior Writer 

Another remarkable play by Sidney Crosby in setting up Brad Marchand for the tying goal. Crosby trying to will Canada past Russia in the World Cup semifinals.

Paul Grant ESPN.com 

Lots of excitement for Canadian fans in that period and yet the game is tied.

Paul Grant ESPN.com 

Crosby with another great steal, feeds to wide-open Marchand and it's tied.

Scott Burnside @ESPN_Burnside

Russia, dominated all period, takes lead late in 2nd after nice bit of forechecking by Evgeny Dadonov and quick hands from Evgeny Kuznetsov.

Paul Grant ESPN.com 

Kuznetsov gets a stick on it in the crease and the Russians have 2 goals on 12 shots.

Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

This game reminds me of Canada's Sochi semifinal win over Team USA where the scoreboard did not accurately reflect domination of play

Paul Grant ESPN.com 

Pretty good crowd but you'd expect a full house for Canada-Russia on a Saturday night.

Paul Grant ESPN.com 

Kucherov's seeing-eye wrister from the slot rings the post and beats Price. We're tied!

Craig Custance ESPN Senior Writer 

Filthy shot from Nikita Kucherov ties it. Russia's first shot of the period beats Carey Price nearly halfway through the second.