IHLC Results – Finland 3-1 United States – May 12, 2001

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finland-11 Finland 3-1 United States usa-11
World Championship Semifinal
Preussag Arena, Hanover germany1920to33and49-11
Saturday, May 12, 2001

BOXSCORE
1st Period
02:30 – finland-11 PEN – Pärssinen, interference
11:37 – usa-11 PEN – Weinrich, interference
14:19 – usa-11 PEN – Quint, high sticking
14:28 – finland-11 PP GOAL – Ylönen (S. Kapanen, Salo)
15:41 – finland-11 PEN – Ruutu, tripping
17:17 – finland-11 PEN – Timonen, cross checking

2nd Period
21:42 – finland-11 PEN – Sihvonen, interference
30:17 – usa-11 PEN – Connolly, interference
33:02 – usa-11 PEN – Weinrich, cross checking
35:57 – finland-11 PEN – Väänänen, high sticking
38:51 – usa-11 GOAL – Knuble (Eaton, Hedican)

3rd Period
44:17 – finland-11 PEN – Virta, high sticking
50:16 – finland-11 GOAL – S. Kapanen (Lind, Nummelin)

52:57 – finland-11 GOAL – S. Kapanen (Pärssinen, Ylönen)

GOALTENDERS
W: finland-11 Nurminen (26-27)
L: usa-11 DiPietro (28-31)

SHOTS ON GOAL
finland-11 7+14+10 = 31
usa-11 13+6+8 = 27

ROSTERS
finland-11 Goaltenders: Miikka Kiprusoff, Jarmo Myllys, Pasi Nurminen. Defence: Aki-Petteri Berg, Janne Grönvall, Marko Kiprusoff, Antti-Jussi Niemi, Petteri Nummelin, Sami Salo, Kimmo Timonen, Ossi Väänänen. Forwards: Raimo Helminen, Jukka Hentunen, Tomi Kallio, Niko Kapanen, Sami Kapanen, Antti Laaksonen, Juha Lind, Timo Pärssinen, Kimmo Rintanen, Jarkko Ruutu, Toni Sihvonen, Tony Virta, Juha Ylönen.
usa-11 Goaltenders: Rick DiPietro, Robert Esche, Ryan Miller. Defence: Mark Eaton, Hal Gill, Bret Hedican, Phil Housley, Deron Quint, David Tanabe, Eric Weinrich. Forwards: Doug Brown, Jim Campbell, Tim Connolly, Craig Darby, Brian Gionta, Jeff Halpern, Darby Hendrickson, Mike Knuble, Ryan Kraft, David Legwand, Marc Parrish, Derek Plante, Landon Wilson.

finland-11 FINLAND (C) vs. UNITED STATES usa-11
current champion
(
since 05/08/2001)
Last Title
04/19/1997
54 All-Time Wins
46
5 wins Head-To-Head
(+ 2 ties)
5 wins
First IHLC Meeting (FIN vs. USA)
finland-11 FIN 7-2 USA usa11-48stars – 02/05/1951 – EX – Tampere finland-11
Previous IHLC Meeting (FIN vs. USA)
usa-11 USA 4-4 FIN finland-11 – 04/30/1995 – WC – Stockholm sweden-11
Last IHLC Game
finland-11 FIN 4-1 GER germany1920to33and49-11 – 05/10/2001 – WC – Cologne germany1920to33and49-11
Next IHLC Game
czech-11 CZE 3-2 FIN finland-11 (OT) – 05/13/2001 – WC – Hanover germany1920to33and49-11 goldmedal

Photo Credit: Getty Images – IIHFHHOFIOC

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