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Sweden Is The First Ice Hockey Finalist in Sochi

Sports | February 21, 2014, Friday // 17:13| Views: 829 | Comments: 0
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Bulgaria: Sweden Is The First Ice Hockey Finalist in Sochi Henrik Lundqvist goalkeeper of Sweden celebrates their victory over Finland during the Semifinal match between Sweden and Finland at Sochi 2014. Photo by EPA/BGNES

Sweden's men's ice hockey team is the first finalist at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, after beating Finland 2:1.

In the second period Finland's Olli Jokinen scored the first goal, but Sweden's Loui Eriksson and Erik Karlsson scored shortly after, five minutes apart.

At the final Sweden will face the winner of tonight's semifinal between Canada and the USA.

Sweden was the Olympic champion in ice hockey in Torino in 2006, while the winner of the tournament in Vancouver in 2010 was Canada.

 

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