The Russian, who is the only contemporary figure skater to win medals in four Olympics, cites medical reasons.
The Stockholm native missed four of 20 shots, which added four minutes to his final time.
Jonathan Quick made 22 saves in his Olympic debut for the U.S., which hopes to improve on its silver-medal finish in Vancouver.
Favorites from Team USA have heavy competition on the mountains of Sochi.
Gus Kenworthy and Nick Goepper claim silver and bronze for just the third sweep in American Winter Olympic history.
The Red Storm will meet Lewiston for the state championship.
The Guardians oust Buckfield in Class D.
The Black Bears end an 18-game losing streak to the Hawks by pulling out a 60-56 win.
The USOC is mulling the 2024 or 2026 Games
The Olympics have been a positive experience for two visitors.
The Rams advance to the Western Class A quarterfinals.
The Stags advance to the Western Class A quarterfinals with a 74-27 win.