Canada defeats host Finland to win the ‘unbelievable’ world hockey championship title

TAMPERE (Finland) — Sakari Manninen scored on an overtime power play at 6.42 in 3-on-3 overtime. Finland defeated Canada 4-3 to win its fourth world hockey championship title.

After winning in China, Finland won the Olympics-world twice. This allowed Finland to join Sweden as the only country that has won both Olympic and World titles in the same year.

“It's unbelievable,” Finnish coach Jukka Jalonen said. “It's impossible to comprehend what happened. Perhaps we will be able to find out the truth in the summer. But it's incredible that three months have passed and we still have two gold medals.

Ottawa Senators defenseman Thomas Chabot Manninen was sent to the stands for hooking and setting up the winning power play. Manninen took advantage of the 4-on-3 advantage and scored on a one timer from the right circle after receiving a pass from Nashville Predators center Mikael Granlund.

Chabot stated that he believes it was obvious that the man threw himself but that my stick was in the way and he put me in that position. “It's a hockey call, and things happen quickly. “But I think everybody can agree that it's a bit of dive, I think.”

Canadian Center Added Pierre-Luc Dubois, a forward to the Winnipeg Jets: “You put so much effort into it and it is frustrating when it comes down to it. Although we know that the rules are different when we enter tournaments, that is not the point. It's frustrating. It's frustrating because you don't know the rules anymore.

The finals saw the three countries meet for the third consecutive time. Canada beat Finland in Slovakia in 2019, while Finland defeated Canada last year in Latvia. The 2020 event was cancelled.

Granlund was awarded twice. Montreal Canadiens Forward Joel Armia Finland added a goal. Jussi Olkinuora made 19 saves.

Dylan Cozens, Zach Whitecloud Max Comtois, a forward to the Anaheim DucksCanada's goalie Matt Tomkins gave up for extra attacker and Whitecloud and Comtois scored for Canada.

Granlund, who joined Granlund's team after the Predators lost in Round 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, said “it was crazy.” “It was fantastic! It was a great end to the game. They tied the game in the third quarter, but we managed to find a way out and it was just amazing.

Whitecloud is a defenseman for The Vegas Golden KnightsCanada was pulled within one goal with 2:22 remaining. Comtois tied it with 1:44 to go.

Canada forward: “It is the fight within our team.” Cole SillingerThe rookie season of Jeremy, just concluded. Columbus Blue Jackets. “We never give up. They pushed us to the finish, and it was unfortunate that overtime saw another penalty. We capitalized. They played great hockey, so congratulations!

Cozens, a centre for the Buffalo SabresCanada's first goal was scored by, who opened the scoring with a power play in the second period. Granlund tied the game in the third period on a 5-on-3 advantage for Canada. Noah Gregor Serving penalties for tripping and Sillinger (highsticking).

Canadian goaltender Chris DriedgerHe just completed his first season at the Seattle KrakenTomkins was substituted for Armia, who was injured on the play. Backlund was quickly given a second powerplay goal by Tomkins. Armia took it to 3-1 on 5:56 remaining in regulation after a wrist shot by traffic.

The third-place team will be announced. Boston Bruins Star forward David Pastrnak He had a hat trick in his NHL match against his teammate. Jeremy SwaymanTeam USA's goaltender was Corey, while the Czech Republic won by 8-4.

Swayman, an American late-entry after the Bruins' season ended in round 1 earlier in the month, was 3-0 at the tournament heading into the championship weekend. But, Swayman lost to the Czechs and Finland in backward days.

This report was contributed by The Associated Press.

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