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SportFinland upsets Canada 4-2 to reach gold-medal game at worlds

06:00  14 april  2019
06:00  14 april  2019 Source:   ap.org

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US women score 5 in 3rd, top Finns 6-2 to open hockey worlds The United States rallied past host Finland 6-2 on opening day of the women's world hockey championship. Hilary Knight put the U.S. ahead during a five-goal third period. 

Finland upset Team USA with a 3- 2 win in the gold medal game on Saturday night in Vancouver. It's Finland 's first gold at the tournament since 2016 Quarters: Canada stunned by Finland in OT. The opening day of the elimination round featured two stunning upsets , but the biggest one came when

Canada blanked Finland 4 -0 and the United States shut out surprise semifinalist Germany 11-0 on Thursday to advance. "I think today’s game was important in our habit and our details and that’s what we’re going to have to bring tomorrow." Canada will have a few more hours of recovery than the U.S

Finland upsets Canada 4-2 to reach gold-medal game at worlds© The Associated Press Goal scorer Finland's Ronja Savolainen, left, celebrates after scoring with teammates Rosa Lindstedt, Noora Tulus and Jenni Hiirikoski during the IIHF Women's Ice Hockey World Championships semifinal match between Canada and Finland in Espoo, Finland, Saturday, April 13, 2019. (Jussi Nukari/Lehtikuva via AP)

ESPOO, Finland — Noora Raty made 43 saves as Finland handed heavily favored Canada its first loss in a semifinal at the women's world hockey championship, winning 4-2 on Saturday to advance to the gold-medal game.

Ronja Savolainen scored twice, including the empty-netter to seal it with 37 seconds left, and Jenni Hiirikoski and Susanna Tapani also scored for Finland. The hosts face the United States or Russia in the final on Sunday.

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Curling's 'Miracle on Ice'? USA upsets Canada to reach gold - medal game . Canada will be fine. We’ve still got the best curlers in the world . When it comes down to one game here or there, this The U.S. went 2 - 4 during round robin play but after beating Canada on Monday, the team's luck changed.

Canada 's Kevin Koe has been curling his best in high-pressure situations this season. He did it again over two victories Saturday to earn a berth in the gold - medal game at the world men's curling Canada started the game against Scotland with hammer and used it for a tap that gave Koe a 2 -0 lead.

The U.S. and Canada had met in all 18 previous world championship finals, dating to the first in 1990. The Canadians won 10 of those games, but only one of the last eight.

Jamie Rattray and Loren Gabel countered for the Canadians, who beat Finland 6-1 on Tuesday in the group stage.

Shannon Szabados stopped 15 shots in her first loss against Finland in 18 starts.

The Finns scored their first two goals on the power play and pulled ahead 3-2 when Tapani scored with 3:42 left in the second period.

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