Gold! Finland Beats USA at World Junior Hockey Championships – View the Higlights
The Finnish Young Lions win gold at the World Junior Hockey Championships in Vancouver, Canada, on Sunday morning Finnish time. (Saturday night local time.)
The Finnish hockey team of under 20-year-olds beat the United States 3-2.
The decisive goal was launched in the third period by Kaapo Kakko, 17. He scored the goal with just over a minute-and-a-half to go.
Earlier in the game, Jesse Ylönen and Otto Latvala had scored the lead for Finland.
By the third period, players from the American team, Josh Norris and Alexander Chmelevski, had tied the game.
Then Kakko scored the game-winning goal and became the great hero of Finland!
The Young Lions’ previous gold medal win was in 2016, when they beat Russia at Helsinki Arena.