U18: Third title in five years for hosts; Rajala shines for Finns[more]
Team USA celebrates its gold medal victory over Russia. Photo: Matthew Manor/IIHF-HHOF Images.
FARGO-MOORHEAD, USA – The USA trounced Russia 5-0 to capture gold at the 2009 IIHF World U18 Championship at the Urban Plains Center on Sunday. Earlier, Finland claimed bronze with a comeback 5-4 shootout win over Canada.