In Cologne, the Russians held three consecutive "dry" match, with the teams of Denmark (3:0), Slovakia (6:0) and Latvia (5:0), ending a run only at the beginning of the second period of the game with USA (3:5). Gate of the Russian national team in these meetings was defended by Andrey Vasilevskiy Ilya Sorokin, and General "dry" series was 201 minute and 50 seconds.

The previous record was held in the Olympic games in 1964 in Innsbruck, when the Soviet national team missed over 200 minutes and 15 seconds, the press service of Federation of hockey of Russia.