Ville Koivunen powers Finland past Austria 7-1 at world junior hockey championship

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  • Brad Lambert
    Finnish ice hockey player
  • Samuel Helenius
    Finnish ice hockey player

EDMONTON — Ville Koivunen scored twice and added an assist as Finland routed Austria 7-1 on Monday at the world junior hockey championship.

Brad Lambert had a goal and two assists for Finland (2-0), while Kalle Vaisanen, Samuel Helenius, Kasper Simontaival, and Topi Niemela rounded out the attack.

Goalie Juha Jatkola made eight saves for the win.

Martin Urbanek was the lone scorer for Austria (0-1), while Sebastian Wraneschitz stopped 41 shots in net.

Later at Rogers Place, Germany played Czechia

In Red Deer, Alta., Russia took on Switzerland and Sweden faced Slovakia.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 27, 2021.

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