Championship world junior hockey championships: Finland takes on Denmark

Photo: Mark Blinch, The canadian Press
Juuso Valimaki has helped his team to win on Thursday.

Buffalo — Juuso Valimaki and Henri were both collected a goal and an assist to lead Finland to a victory of 4-1 against Denmark in the preliminary round of the world Championship of junior hockey.


Joona Koppanen and Aapeli Rasanen scored the other goals for the winners. Miro Heiskanen has collected two helpers while Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen has needed to make only six stops to record the win in his record.


Kasper Krog has stopped 58 shots in front of the cage of Denmark, including the first goal of the competition was scored by Nikolaj Krag. Denmark lost 9-0 to the United States on its first outing.


Krag took advantage of a numerical advantage to make it 2-1 early in the second period. Finland, however, is detached when Valimaki and Jokihariu have scored in the space of two minutes later in the middle period.


Other teams


Later Thursday, the Russian has scored three goals in the third period to dispose of the Swiss 5-2.


Artur Kayumov has broken the tie of 2-2 at 11:02 of the third twenty.


Georgi Ivanov and Vitali Abramov added two goals in 13 seconds in the last two minutes of the game to confirm the victory.


In the late afternoon, Alex Nylander scored a goal and added one assist to lead Sweden to a 3-1 victory against the Czech Republic.


This victory has allowed Sweden to the forefront of the group B with two wins in as many games.


The Swedes are given a lead of 2-0 after 20 minutes of play thanks to goals from Marcus Davidsson and Elias Pettersson, the latter with only 56 seconds to play in the engagement.


Post a reply to Filip Zadina in the middle of the second period, Nylander has put the meet out of reach at 4:25 of the third period.


In the evening, Slovakia will rub to the Americans.