Canada beats Finland to win Group A

Canada beats Finland to win Group A

Henrik Lundqvist01 Jan 2021Henrik Lundqvist»
 

After beating Finland 4-1 in their last game of the Round Robin at the World Juniors in Edmonton, Canada will play Czech Republic in the quarter final.

 
 
 
 

The final game of Group A of the World Juniors was one sided in the first two period. Canada outshot Finland 17-1 in the first period and 18-6 in the second to earn a 3-0 lead.

In the third period Finland suddenly put up a good fight and actually outshot Canada 12-5. They also got a goal when Brad Lambert scored from the left circle on Finland's only powerplay of the game. A couple of minutes before the end Finland also pulled goalie Kari Piiroinen to get closer but instead Dylan Cozens stole the puck from Kasper Puutio to score an empty-netter for 4-1.

Canada's captain Cozens also scored the first goal of the game at 3:49 to give Canada a good start, after stealing the puck on the own blue line.

Dylan Holloway made it 2-0 when he tipped in Jakob Pelletier's shot. And Peyton Krebs scored 3-0 at 33 minutes.

Finland finished Group A on second place and will play the third placed team of Group B in the quart final. It is still not known if it will be USA or Sweden.

Canada4-1Finland
Periods:
Shots:
1-0
(17-1)
2-0
(18-6)
1-1
(5-12)
03:491-0
Dylan Cozens
26:54
2-0
Dylan Holloway (PelletierSchneider)
32:58
3-0
Peyton Krebs (ByramZary)
45:05
3-1
Brad Lambert (NiemeläPärssinen)

58:43
4-1
Dylan Cozens


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