May 13, 8:11 PM
Updated May 13, 10:46 pm
The Norwegians had a good chance of scoring first in the first third, but they remained unused.
The Finnish national team scores the first goal
World Hockey Championship game Finland – Norway 1: 00min
The Finnish national team revealed the result at the end of the first third, playing the puck to Hari Pesonen’s throw in the empty corner.
The Finns win by two goals
Finland – Norway World Hockey Championship 2: 01min
In the second period, the pressure of the home team increased, forcing their opponents to make more and more mistakes and Toni Rajala scored the second goal in the middle of the third.
The Finnish national team reaches 3: 0
World hockey championship game Finland – Norway 3: 01min
An excellent counterattack by the Finns was made four minutes before the last break and Hanness Bjorninen sent the puck into the goal for the third time.
Finland’s advantage reaches 4: 0
World hockey championship game Finland – Norway 4: 01min
At the beginning of the last third, the home team realized the numerical majority and Joels Armia reached 4: 0.
The Finns score the last goal of the game
World hockey championship game Finland – Norway 5: 01min
Although the third period was not without sharpness, the game was moving in a calmer mood towards the end of the match. However, Jere Sallinen did not manage to connect with it, as his team mates had hoped, and the ball went out.
Earlier in the first game of the day, Group B met The Latvian national team conceded to the US national team with 1: 4, while in Group A in Helsinki the Slovaks were 4: 2 superior to the French hockey players. In the evening game in Helsinki, the current Canadians beat the German team 5: 3.
In the first stage of the championship, 16 teams are divided into two groups, where a round tournament is played. The four strongest teams in each group will advance to the quarterfinals.
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