SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Teemu Selanne scored two goals and Tuukka Rask had a 26-save shutout, helping Finland rout the United States 5-0 Saturday to win hockey bronze at the Sochi Games.
Selanne, a 43-year-old, six-time Olympian, and Jussi Jokinen scored 11 seconds apart early in the second period. The Finns scored three goals in the third period against a team that looked like it would rather be at home.READ MORE: Anti-Violence Advocates Rally In Harlem Following Death Of 10-Year-Old Boy On Saturday
Finland has won four medals in the last five Olympics, more than any other nation in the NHL era.
Before the third-place match became a rout in the final period, it was a game of missed opportunities for the Americans.READ MORE: NYPD: 28-Year-Old Woman Shot To Death Outside Catering Hall In Cypress Hills, Brooklyn
Patrick Kane couldn’t convert on a penalty shot in each of the first two periods for the U.S.
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