Ice hockey: Gold candidate Canada also eliminates Finland

Ice hockey: Gold candidate Canada also eliminates Finland

Status: 05.02.2022 4:40 PM

Record Olympic champions Canada registered their second win in the Olympic ice hockey tournament for women. In the second game co-favorites USA also won.

The world champion of ice hockey homeland Canada set the next exclamation mark at the Olympic Games in Beijing. Following a 12–1 win against Switzerland, Canada did not give Finland a third chance at the World Cup, giving the chance on Saturday (February 5, 2022) and 11–1 (2–1, 5–0, 4–0). Won. ,

Brian Jenner and Sarah Nurse were the top scorers for a record Olympic champion with three goals each at the Wukesong Sports Center.

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Emergency in the family: Finnish coach leaves for home

The Finns had to do without their coach Pasi Mustonen. Before the second group game, Mustonen flew home for urgent personal reasons. According to the Finnish National Olympic Committee, Mastonen’s family has a serious health emergency. Previous assistant coach Juso Toivola will now coach the team.

The Finns lost their first group game against the USA on Thursday 2:5. The Canadians had to replace the US team after winning four consecutive gold medals in Pyeongchang in 2018.

USA beat Russian Olympic Committee

Canada’s big contender for the top spot with the Russian team (soul) no problem. The Americans’ 5:0 (1:0, 1:0, 3:0) clearly went on stage. They are second in the table with Canada.

Japan beat Denmark

In Group B, the Japanese won against Denmark with a clear 6:2 (3:0,2:1,1:1). Earlier, they had won 3-1 against Sweden. In the table, Japan are ahead after two games with six points, thanks to a better goal difference in front of the Czechs, who have the same number of points.

Czech Republic prevails against Sweden

Czech Republic maintained a clean sheet in the second game as well. There was a 3–1 win (1–0, 1–1, 1–0) against Sweden.

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