IHLC Results – Finland 4-0 United States – 12 May 2006

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🇫🇮 Finland 4-0 United States 🇺🇸
World Championship Qualifying Round
Arēna Rīga, Rīga 🇱🇻
Friday, 12 May 2006

BOXSCORE
1st Period
02:21 – 🇺🇸 PEN SHOT – Stastny missed
04:05 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Mäntylä, hooking
08:58 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Meyer, holding
11:13 – 🇫🇮 PEN – T. Ruutu, roughing
11:13 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Gill, roughing
11:13 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Koivu (Luoma, J. Jokinen)
15:53 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Suter, roughing
17:21 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Alberts, elbowing

2nd Period
22:46 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Alberts, elbowing
26:01 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Bergenheim (J. Ruutu, Hahl)
26:12 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Santala, slashing
31:53 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Meyer, roughing
32:09 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Alberts, tripping
32:44 – 🇫🇮 PP2 GOAL – Nummelin (Koivu)
33:58 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Berg, tripping
35:10 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Kukkonen, interference

3rd Period
45:08 – 🇫🇮 PEN – J. Ruutu, holding
50:38 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Bergenheim, interference
54:27 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Kukkonen (Hahl)

GOALTENDERS
W: 🇫🇮 Niittymäki (23-23)
L: 🇺🇸 Anderson (29-33)

SHOTS ON GOAL
🇫🇮 15+9+9 = 33
🇺🇸 6+10+8 = 24

ROSTERS
🇫🇮 Goaltenders: Niklas Bäckström, Antero Niittymäki, Fredrik Norrena. Defence: Aki-Petteri Berg, Lasse Kukkonen, Mikko Lehtonen, Mikko Luoma, Tuukka Mäntylä, Petteri Nummelin, Pekka Saravo. Forwards: Sean Bergenheim, Riku Hahl, Jukka Hentunen, Jussi Jokinen, Tomi Kallio, Mikko Koivu, Antti Miettinen, Ville Peltonen, Jani Rita, Jarkko Ruutu, Tuomo Ruutu, Tommi Santala, Jari Viuhkola.
🇺🇸 Goaltenders: Craig Anderson, Jason Bacashihua. Defence: Andrew Alberts, Joe Corvo, Hal Gill, Mike Komisarek, Frederick Meyer, Brooks Orpik, Ryan Suter. Forwards: Dustin Brown, Mark Cullen, Adam Hall, Andy Hilbert, Ryan Kesler, Phil Kessel, Ryan Malone, Richard Park, Marty Reasoner, James Slater, Drew Stafford, Yan Stastny.

🇫🇮 FINLAND (C) vs. UNITED STATES 🇺🇸
current champion
(
since 29 Apr 2006)
Last Title
12 May 2005
74 All-Time Wins
55
7 wins Head-To-Head
(+ 2 ties)
5 wins
First IHLC Meeting (FIN vs. USA)
🇫🇮 FIN 7-2 USA 🇺🇸 – 05 Feb 1951 – EX – Tampere 🇫🇮
Previous IHLC Meeting (FIN vs. USA)
🇫🇮 FIN 4-2 USA 🇺🇸 – 23 Apr 2003 – EX – Turku 🇫🇮
Last IHLC Game
🇫🇮 FIN 3-3 CZE 🇨🇿 – 09 May 2006 – WC – Rīga 🇱🇻
Next IHLC Game
🇫🇮 FIN 3-0 NOR 🇳🇴 – 14 May 2006 – WC – Rīga 🇱🇻

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