Skip to main content
  1. Sports
  2. General Sports

Canada beats Finland 2-1 in Olympic men's hockey

See also

According to the Sochi 2014 website, team Canada won pool B of the Olympic men's hockey tournament by defeating team Finland 2-1.

Canadian defenseman Drew Doughty of the Los Angeles Kings had one of the greatest games ever played by a defenseman in the history of hockey. Doughty not only scored both Canadian goals, he was the most prolific player on the ice. He had outstanding stick handling ability and incredible puck awareness.

A native of London, Ontario, Doughty pinched in to the Finnish zone after taking a pass from his Kings teammate Jeff Carter and scored past Finnish goaltender Tuukka Rask of the Boston Bruins at 2:32 of overtime.

With the win, Canada will advance directly to the quarterfinals, and will be seeded third behind Sweden and the United States. The quarterfinals will take place Wednesday. Remember Canada needed to play the qualification playoff game at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. They defeated Germany 8-2 on their way to beating Russia 7-3 in the quarterfinals.



  • Freebird: Seahawks QB Russell Wilson files for divorce from his wife
  • These NBA dancers will certainly take some attention away from the playoff action
    20 Dancers
  • Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda caught using pine tar, ejected during loss to the Red Sox
    MLB News
  • Examiner exclusive: Apolo Ohno on IRONMAN, an Olympic comeback and Karina Smirnoff
  • Female golfer Natalie Gulbis may make other golfers want to break out the big wood
    20 Photos
  • Footing the Bill: Buffalo Jills sue the team over pay, fat 'jiggle' test
    Crime & Courts

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about and apply today!