Ice Hockey World Championship: Hosts Finland and Canada are in the final

Ice Hockey World Championship: Hosts Finland and Canada are in the final

Status: 05/28/2022 at 7:55 PM

Olympic champion Finland has reached the final of the Ice Hockey World Championship. The World Cup hosts made it an exciting one against the USA. The second semi-final between Canada and the Czech Republic was a clean one.

On Saturday (May 28, 2022), Finland qualified for the ice hockey world championship in their own country against the Americans with a 4:3 (1:1:1:1:1:1:1) finish for the final.

The Finns will now take on Canada in the final on Sunday (7:20 pm), who, after early difficulties, clearly had the upper hand with 6:1 (1:1, 3:0, 2:0) against the Czechs. Republic. The Czechs won against the German national team in the quarter-finals.

  • world cup semifinals
    arrow right

  • Much done, nothing achieved – German Summary of Ice Hockeywm
    arrow right

America is already on edge after 64 seconds

After only 64 seconds, the United States took the lead through Nate Schmidt. In the first third, a defender equalized in Miro Hiskanen (17th minute), before Finland turned the game around thanks to a goal from Sakri Manninen (25th). However, this lead did not last for two minutes. Sean Farrell (27th) again equalized.

The fact that the Finns again took the lead in a turbulent encounter, thanks to a personal action by Sami Vatanen (30th). Joel Armia (46th) decided in a thrilling final. The goal of connecting American Adam Gaudette (58th) came too late.

Canada is catching up

Canada got off to a better start in the second semi-final, but the Czech Republic scored. After eight minutes, David Crazy took a 1-0 lead for the outsider. Disciplined, the Czechs maintained their lead until the end of the first third. But 30 seconds before the sirens, Dylan Cogens equalized for “Maple Leaves.”

In the second round, the Canadians took command more clearly and coldly exploited their superiority. Adam Lowry, Kent Johnson and Matthew Barzal took three minutes to level 4-1 with hat-tricks between the 28th and 31st minutes.

That was the initial decision. Czech Republic played more risk in the final section, but Canada remained in control and extended their lead to 6:1 through Cole Silinger (44th) and then Kojens (53rd).

READ  Augsburger Panther: AEV wants to put its rest aside
Written By
More from Leroy Newman
Vonovia strengthens artistic diversity in Essen
• Vonovia offers artists rooms for freeNew artists in the pop-up gallery...
Read More
Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *