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Finland reach Ice Hockey Women's WC final

13 Apr 2019, 22:18 ( 3 Months ago) | updated: 13 Apr 2019, 23:12 ( 3 Months ago)

DF Report
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Finland reached to the final of the 2019 Ice Hockey Women's World Championship beating Canada by 4 goals to 2 in the semi-finals in Metro Arena in Espoo, Finland on Saturday.

The Lioness, who created history in front of more than four thousands spectators by making the first ever victory against Canada will face USA in the final for the gold on Sunday.

USA beat Russian in the second semi-finals by 8 goals to nil.

Ronja Savolainen scored two goals for Finland while Hiirikoski Jenni and Tapani Susanna scored one goal each to ensure final for the host while Jamie Lee Rattray and Loren Gabel scored one goal each for Canada.

Although Jamie Lee Rattray made a good start for Canada by making an early score at the 2:32 minutes of the first period but Ronja Savolainen equlise the score at the 16:23 minutes.

Finland took lead at the match when Hiirikoski Jenni scored the second goal for the team at 26:50 at the second period but this time Loren Gabel equalize the score just after one minute.  Tapani Susanna again took the lead for the host again at the 36:18 minutes in the second period and finally Ronja Savolainen ensured the final for final when she scored her second goal and fourth for the team at the last minute.

Earlier, Finland beat Switzerland by 6-2, Russia by 4-0, Czech Republic by 3-1 and lost to USA by 2-6 and Canada by 1-6 in the tournament.