๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช IHLC Classics: Unelmafinaali

From time to time, TheIHLC.com will feature detailed recaps and boxscores of some of the most legendary games in international hockey history, considered to be “IHLC Classics.” Today, to commemorate Finland’s centennial as a nation, we look back on just the second World Championship for the Leijonat in history, their 2011 triumph over rival Sweden, considered by Finns to be the “unelmafinaali” – the dream final.

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๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 6-1 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
World Championshipย Gold Medal Game
Orange Arรฉna,ย Bratislava ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
Sunday, 15 May 2011

It is a great day in Finnish hockey history. In the latest chapter of hockeyโ€™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 the winner.
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