Five-goal third period lifts Finns to first world title since 1995[more]
Captain Mikko Koivu hoists the championship trophy after Finland's 6-1 gold medal win over Sweden. Photo: Matthew Manor / HHOF-IIHF Images
BRATISLAVA – It is a great day in Finnish hockey history. In the latest chapter of hockey’s classic Nordic rivalry, Finland demolished Sweden 6-1 in the gold medal game of the 2011 IIHF World Championship. Petteri Nokelainen scored the first of five third-period Finnish goals, and it stood up as...
Hats off to Cervenka
Highest-scoring bronze game ever sees Czechs top Russia, 7-4[more]
Team Czech Republic celebrates their 7-4 bronze medal win over Russia. Photo by Matthew Manor/HHOF-IIHF Images
BRATISLAVA – In one of the most entertaining bronze medal games of all time, the Czech Republic claimed third place with a 7-4 win over Russia this afternoon at Orange Arena....
It's an all-Nordic final!
Finns in first GMG since 2007, Russia's finals streak ends[more]
Finland's Mikael Granlund celebrates after his spectacular 1-0 goal on Russia in the semi-finals. Photo: Matthew Manor / HHOF-IIHF Images
BRATISLAVA – Mikael Granlund scored the jaw-dropping second-period winner as Finland blanked Russia 3-0 in the last semi-final and marched into Sunday’s gold medal game with...
Sweden going for gold
Fasth, timely scoring the difference in 5-2 win over Czechs[more]
Tre Kronor celebrates its 5-2 win over the Czechs this afternoon. Photo: Matthew Manor / HHOF-IIHF Images
BRATISLAVA – Sweden overcame a 1-0 deficit in the second period with a furious rally to defeat the Czechs 5-2 this afternoon at Orange Arena. The win gives Tre Kronor the...
Russia rallies again, in semis
Canada goes home after 2-1 loss in a game worthy of gold[more]
BRATISLAVA – Ilya Kovalchuk's first goal of the tournament at...
Finns advance over Norway
Immonen, Granlund overpower Polar Bears on PP[more]
BRATISLAVA – Paced by two Jarkko Immonen goals, Finland beat Norway 4-1...
Oops, Sweden did it again
Tre Kronor beats Germany 5-2, ready for semis 11th time in a row[more]
BRATISLAVA – Sweden has missed the semi-final only twice (1996, 2000) since...
Jagr lifts Czechs into semis
Americans have no answer as Omsk superstar pots hat trick[more]
BRATISLAVA – Jaromir Jagr is still the king. The 39-year-old legend scored...