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VIDEO: Finland whups United States 5-0 to win hockey Bronze medal (Sochi 2014)
Finland massacred the United States in Saturday's bronze medal game in Sochi, Russia, running away to a 5-0 win at the 2014 Winter Olympics.
For Teemu Selanne, it was his fourth medal in six Olympic games. For Finland, their four medals since 1998 gives them the most of any country in the Olympics' NHL era (bronze in 1998, silver in 2006, bronze in 2010, and bronze in 2014).
The 43-year-old Selanne – the Helsinki native who entered the NHL in 1993 with 76 goals for the Winnipeg Jets – scored two goals on Saturday in his final Olympic game.
Jussi Jokinen, Juuso Heitanen, and Olli Maatta also scored for Finland, who hit American goalie Jonathan Quick with 29 shots.
In Finland's net, Tuukka Rask made 27 saves for the shutout. Rask sat out Finland's semifinal loss to Sweden – yesterday – with an illness, and the Finns lost 2-1 to their Scandinavian neighbours.
The Americans looked lazy and disinterested after Jokinen's marker in the second period (video above) which put them two goals behind in the middle frame. Jokinen's goal came only 11 seconds after Selanne's opener.
Patrick Kane had two penalty shots for the Americans, and failed to score each time: