After 80 minutes of end-to-end action, the women’s Olympic gold medal was decided by a shootout. And even that went to overtime before the U.S. won, 3-2.
Sweden rallies from 2-0 and 3-1 deficits but loses in overtime. The loss is the greatest upset in Olympic hockey since 2002 when Belarus beat Sweden, also 4-3.
Patirck Reimer drove hard to the goal, skated around three Swedes in the process, and banged his own rebound past goalie Viktor Fasth just 90 seconds into a 10-minute four-on-four overtime to give Germany an improbable 4-3 victory over Sweden.
Norway struck first through Patrick Thoresen, but Eeli Tolvanen sparked a revival as Finland collected its second win in Gangneung.
Eeli Tolvanen scored twice to help Finland overcome an early deficit and ease to a 5-1 victory against its Nordic neighbour.