IHLC Results – Finland 2-1 Canada (OT) – 03 Aug 2016


🇫🇮 Finland 2-1 Canada 🇨🇦 (OT)
National Junior Evaluation Camp
USA Hockey Arena, Plymouth 🇺🇸
Wednesday, 03 August 2016

In the day’s first matchup at the 2016 USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth, Michigan, Finland came from behind to defeat Canada, 2-1, in overtime from a goal by Arttu Ruostalainen.

Canada opened the scoring with 5:07 remaining in the first period when Travis Konecny collected a pass from Tyson Jost, skated down the right wall and fired a wrist shot over the right pad of Finnish goaltender Veini Vehviläinen.

After a scoreless middle period, Finland evened the score with 7:19 left in the third period with Ruotsalainen collecting an assist on the game-tying goal.

Just 1:22 into the extra frame, Ruotsalainen snuck a puck past Cormier for the game-winning tally. Vehviläinen made 34 saves in the victory.


BOXSCORE
1st Period
05:05 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Howden, interference
07:44 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Leskinen, tripping
14:53 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Konecny (Jost)

2nd Period
20:27 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Je. Mattila, hooking
28:38 – 🇨🇦 PEN – McLeod, elbowing
32:12 – 🇨🇦 PEN – team, too many players
35:29 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Leskinen, holding

3rd Period
40:39 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Dubois, tripping
45:32 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Saarijärvi, slashing
49:55 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Vesalainen, tripping
52:41 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Tolvanen (Ruotsalainen)

Overtime
61:22 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Ruotsalainen (Björkqvist)

GOALTENDERS
W: 🇫🇮 Vehviläinen (34-35)
L: 🇨🇦 Ingram (13-13), Cormier (5-7)

SHOTS ON GOAL
🇫🇮 5+9+5+1 = 20
🇨🇦 12+9+13+1 = 35

ROSTERS
🇫🇮 Goaltenders: Markus Ruusu, Veini Vehviläinen. Defence: Miro Heiskanen, Henri Jokiharju, Otto Leskinen, Jesper Mattila, Jarkko Parikka, Vili Saarijärvi, Juuso Välimäki. Forwards: Kasper Björkqvist, Henrik Borgström, Erik Embrich, Janne Kuokkanen, Julius Mattila, Otto Mäkinen, Julius Nättinen, Arttu Ruotsalainen, Aapeli Räsänen, Otto Somppi, Sami Tavernier, Eeli Tolvanen, Kristian Vesalainen, Teemu Väyrynen.
🇨🇦 Goaltenders: Evan Cormier, Connor Ingram. Defence: Thomas Chabot, Jakob Chychrun, Samuel Girard, Connor Hobbs, Noah Juulsen, Jérémy Roy. Forwards: Anthony Beauvilier, Lawson Crouse, Pierre-Luc Dubois, Brett Howden, Mathieu Joseph, Tyson Jost, Keegan Kolesar, Travis Konecny, Michael McLeod, Nicolas Roy, Zach Senyshyn, Tyler Soy.

🇫🇮 FINLAND (C) vs. CANADA 🇨🇦
current champion
(since
04 Jan 2016)
Last Title 05 Aug 2015
64 All-Time Wins
98
7 wins Head-To-Head
(+ 5 ties)
13 wins
First IHLC Meeting (FIN vs. CAN)
🇫🇮 FIN 5-0 CAN 🇨🇦 – 22 Dec 1978 – EX – Savonlinna 🇫🇮
Previous IHLC Meeting (FIN vs. CAN)
🇨🇦 CAN 3-0 FIN 🇫🇮 – 22 Dec 2009 – EX – Calgary 🇨🇦
Last IHLC Game
🇫🇮 FIN 4-3 RUS 🇷🇺 (OT) – 05 Jan 2016 – WJC – Helsinki 🇫🇮 🏅
Next IHLC Game
🇫🇮 FIN 2-1 USA 🇺🇸 – 05 Aug 2016 – NJC – Plymouth 🇺🇸

Article Credit: USA Hockey
Photo Credit: USA HockeyIIHFHHOFIOC

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