Published Sunday, May 29, 2022 4:16 PM EDT
Last Updated on Sunday, 29 May 2022 at 16:40 EDT
HELSINKI – Sakari Manninen scored in overtime and rose to the Men’s World Hockey Championship on Sunday to host Finland to win 4-3 over Canada in a wild gold match.
Finland also scored two goals from Mikael Granlund and another from Joel Armia. Dylan Cozens, Zach Whitecloud and Max Comtois scored for Canada, while Matt Barzal scored three assists.
At the end of the third, the home Finns held the lead 3: 1, while the Canadians scored two goals with the withdrawn goalkeeper.
Whitecloud scored at 2:12 and scored Canada for one goal, then Comtois forced a three-in-three overtime with a tie, with 84 seconds left until the end of regulation.
Manninen’s winner scored in a power play six minutes after extra time after Thomas Chabot whistled a small hooked.
This is the fourth time Finland has won the world championship.
Canada led 1-0 in the third period after the Cozens opened the scoring in the Canadian power play after four minutes of the second period.
Granlund, who plays for the Nashville Predators in the NHL, equaled the score at the beginning of the third with an advantage of five against three, while Canadians Noah Gregor (tripping) and Cole Sillinger (high stick) sat in the cabin.
Canadian goalkeeper Chris Driedger was injured in the game and was replaced by Matt Tomkins, who quickly passed the second goal in a power play to Backlund.
On Sunday, the Czech Republic defeated the United States 8: 4 and won a bronze medal when David Pastrnak shot a hat-trick, all in the third period.
This report from The Canadian Press was first published on May 29, 2022.
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