STAFF BLOG CARRIE SNYDER PHOTOGRAPHY U18 hockey
Team USA's Chris Brown shoots past Finland's Joni Ortio during the IIHF World U18 Championship game Saturday, April 11, 2009 at the Urban Plains Center. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
... Posted on 2/11/10 at 2:05 PM
It’s not how you start. It’s how you Finnish.
Finland rallied from a 4-1 deficit and then won in a dramatic shootout to claim the bronze medal Sunday in the World U18 Championship at the Urban Plains Center. The 5-4 win over Canada was not just another consolation hockey game.
Ron Rolston knew whichever team took advantage of the most mistakes was going to win Friday’s semifinal at the IIHF World U18 Championship.
The American coach’s squad managed to catch one more break than the Canadians.
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