Comments Off on 2010 Winter Olympics: Finland Blanks Germany, Teemu Selanne Sets Record
Friday's game between Germany and Finland featured two goalies making their Olympic debuts.á However, it was clear which one had over 200 games played in the NHL and which one had three. In a match up that looked more like a power-play clinic than an Olympic contest, Finland cruised to a 5-0 win over a hard-working but offensively impotent German squad. á Recap Both teams employed a rather tentative strategy to start the game, using a trapping, defensive system for most of the first frame.á However, Finland struck on the power play as Tuomo Ruutu converted on a shot from Janne Niskala that trickled through German goalie Dimitri Patzold's pads, hitting the post before being stuffed in by Ruutu.á Finland started the second period with a bit more energy than they e ...

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