Game Summary

Sweden Games
February 8, 2003
Stockholm, Sweden

Finland opened the scoring on a goal by Esa Pirnes, on a powerplay. Canada responded to three straight goals, Shane Peacock, Craig Ferguson and team captain Jamie Heward gave Canada at 3-1. Juha Lind scored at 16:56 of the first period to make it Canada 3 Finland 2.

David Nemirovsky restored Canada's two goal lead at 7:51 and Shane Peacock, with his second marker of the game, put Canada ahead by three at 10:38. Anti-Jussi Niemi, an Anaheim draft pick, gave Finland some hope with a powerplay goal at 13:58 of the second, but Canada still led 5-3 through forty minutes of play.

Finland managed one goal in the third, scored by Marko Kiprusoff, but Canada held on for the 5-3 win, despite being outshot 41-13. Jamie Hodson was in net for Canada, while David Nemirovsky was named Canada's Player of the Game. Canada stands in third place at the 2003 Sweden Games with a 1-1-2 record. Canada can claim third if Finland defeats the Czech Republic in their final game.


Game Summary
Box Score Canada

3

2

0

5

Box Score Finland

2

1

1

4


First Period / 1re période

Scoring/Buts :
0-1 (3.52) Esa Pirnes (Mikko Luoma, Tuukka Mäntylä) spel fem mot fyra,
1-1 (10.36) Shane Peacock (Darryl Shannon) ,
2-1 (11.24) Craig Ferguson (David Nemirovsky) ,
3-1 (15.36) Jamie Heward (Matthew Lombardi) spel fem mot fyra,
3-2 (16.56) Juha Lind (Marko Kiprusoff)

Penalties/Pénalités :
None/Aucun

Second Period / 2e période

Scoring/Buts :
4-2 (7.51) David Nemirovsky (),
5-2 (10.38) Shane Peacock (David Nemirovsky),
5-3 (13.58) Antti-Jussi Niemi (Kimmo Rintanen, Jukka Hentunen) spel fem mot fyra

Penalties/Pénalités :
None/Aucun

Third Period / 3e période

Scoring/Buts :
5-4 (15.19) Marko Kiprusoff (Teemu Elomo, Kimmo Rintanen) spel fem mot fyra

Penalties/Pénalités :
None/Aucun

Goaltenders Canada David Nemirovsky
Goaltenders Finland Esa Pirnes

   

First

Second

Third

Final

Shots on Goal by Canada

8

3

2

13

4 Finland

14

11

16

41


Attendance 9,673
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