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.

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