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09-19-2012, 01:26 PM
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Hasa92
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Finlands Perspective

Canada

Win: 2006 Olympics 2006 Olympics Preliminary Round Fin - Can 2 - 0
Loss: 2004 World Cup Final: Can - Fin 3 - 2


Czech Republic/ Czechoslovakia

Win: 1992 IIHF WC Semifinal Czhechoslovakia 2 - 2 Finland (0 - 2 Shootout)
Loss: 1999 IIHF WC Final (in that tournament you needed to win 2 games to win a gold so first game: Czech - Finland 3 - 1, Second Finland - Czech 4 - 1. Then a final sudden death overtime perioud for the gold and Jan Hlavac 16.23. scored the golden medal for the Czech republic/ 2001 IIHF Final Czech - Finland 3 - 2 (Overtime).

USA

Win: 2004 World Cup Semifinal: Fin - USA 2 - 1
Loss: 2010 Olympics Semifinal: USA - Fin 6 - 1

Sweden

Win: 1995 IIHF WC Final Fin - Swe 4 - 1/ 2011 IIHF WC Fin - Swe 6 - 1
Loss: 2006 Olympics Final Swe - Fin 3 - 2

Slovakia

Win: 2010 Olympics bronze medal game Finland - Slovakia 5 - 2
Loss: 2000 IIHF WC Semifinal Finland - Slovakia 1 - 3

Russia/ Soviet Union

Win: 1988 Olympics Final Round (back in the day there wasn't finals or semifinals but a group of 6 teams that made it to the final round, Soviet Union had already ensured Gold with 4 wins in the final round and Finland bronze but if Finland would win Soviet Union they would won the Silver medal, and they did. This was the first medal of any kind for Finland in any major hockey tournament. 1988 Olympics Final Round Finland - Soviet Union 2 - 1
Loss: 1998 Olympics Semifinal Russia - Finland 7 - 4 (Pavel Bure scored 5 goals!!!)

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