Tag Archives: Helsinki

Finland – Czech Republic

Team Finland won comfortably Team Czech Republic

Team Finland was stronger in front of 5000 spectators in Euro Hockey Tour game against Czech Republic. The game was part of the Channel One Cup normally played in Russia. This time however the cup’s first game was played in Finland to celebrate the 50 year anniversary of the legendary Helsingin Jäähalli (Helsinki hockey arena). The game ended 4-2 for the home team.

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Sweden vs. Russia

Russian bear mauled the three crowns

Monumental save by Shestyorkin and the Russian lineup

Monumental save by Shestyorkin and the Russian lineup

Roughly 4000 spectator witnessed a victory for team Russia against team Sweden in the Karjala tournaments second round. The game ended 2-3 for team Russia by the hands of Rafikov, Barabanov and Nichushin. Sweden fought hard but was not able to create enough chances and acquired a lot of penalties in the last period making it even harder for themselves.

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Wolverines vs. Jaguaarit

Easy win for Wolverines against Jaguaarit from Jyväskylä. With the convincing win Wolverines are now one step closer for playing in the big league. It seems there is no stopping the Wolverines as even the weather gods smiled on the team. Thunderstorms promised earlier on the weather forecasts cleared away before the game could start. The sunshine brought not only a win, but also a full house of spectators.

Click on the pictures below for a better view.

PRESEASON: Kiekko-Vantaa vs. Jokerit

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Preseason game against the KHL team Jokerit started better than anyone could expect for Kiekko-Vantaa. Kiekko-Vantaa had the game served on a platter for them, but in the end Jokerit was stronger coming from 3 goals behind and winning the game 3-4. A lot of nice goals, a crowd pleaser for sure.

Here are a couple of shots from the game. Please click on the pictures below for a better view. More stats and information at the Kiekko-Vantaa official webpage.

Kiekko-Vantaa vs. Jukurit – Mestis, playoffs 6th game 2015-2016 @ Trio Areena

A roar of lion

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Roar of the lion

Kiekko-Vantaa is now on a heroic winning streak when Jukurit went down in front of over 1000 spectators in Trio Areena. Toni Leinonen gave the salmons of Vantaa again an early lead. Kiekko-Vantaa seemed to be in control when all of a sudden Jukurit tied the game with something that seemed like a pass in front of the goal. That did not stop the home team from winning the second period and scoring two goals by Jere Laine and Lasse Uusivirta, one goal each. The third period started with a Kiekko-Vantaa penalty from the second period and Jukurit managed to utilize this by scoring a power play goal. Short after this Jukurit shocked the crowd by equalizing the game, after a sudden breakaway and a beautiful finish by Teemu Turunen. The game went on overtime and was settled in 37 seconds by Nico Friman who has been in a spectacular form thru the entire season.

The all deciding encounter at game 7 of the playoff series will be played today in Mikkeli.

Loads of shots from the game, click for a better view. Make sure to visit kiekko-vantaa.fi for all the latest news and stats.