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G Miikka Kiprusoff​

Kiprusoff made headlines when he said he wouldn't go to the Olympics if he wasn't the starting goaltender, and his performance this year hasn't really left any other possibility. He will be the starter for Finland, he has the ability to steal games from teams that are playing better and he has the ability to make saves that he has no business making.

D Kimmo Timonen​

Thanks to the acquisition of Pronger, he hasn't been playing as much as he had last year, but he's still put up 20 points so far this season and is a plus player on a team that's struggling to put up numbers and wins. At the Olympics, he'll play in every situation for Finland.

C Olli Jokinen​

The number one center for both the New York Rangers and Finland started the season slowly, but has picked it up offensively recently. He'll get plenty of ice time in offensive situations and be counted on to provide timely scoring.

Full Roster

Niklas Bäckström
, Minnesota Wild (NHL)
Miikka Kiprusoff, Calgary Flames (NHL)
Antero Niittymäki, Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL)

Lasse Kukkonen
, Avangard Omsk (KHL)
Sami Lepistö, Phoenix Coyotes (NHL)
Toni Lydman, Buffalo Sabres (NHL)
Janne Niskala, Frölunda (SEL)
Joni Pitkänen, Carolina Hurricanes (NHL)
Sami Salo, Vancouver Canucks (NHL)
Kimmo Timonen, Philadelphia Flyers (NHL)

Valtteri Filppula
, Detroit Red Wings (NHL)
Niklas Hagman, Calgary Flames (NHL)
Jarkko Immonen, Ak Bars Kazan (KHL)
Olli Jokinen, New York Rangers (NHL)
Niko Kapanen, Ak Bars Kazan (KHL)
Mikko Koivu, Minnesota Wild (NHL)
Saku Koivu, Anaheim Ducks (NHL)
Jere Lehtinen, Dallas Stars (NHL)
Antti Miettinen, Minnesota Wild (NHL)
Ville Peltonen, Dinamo Minsk (KHL)
Jarkko Ruutu, Ottawa Senators (NHL)
Tuomo Ruutu, Carolina Hurricanes (NHL)
Teemu Selänne, Anaheim Ducks (NHL)

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Douglas Murray from team sweden says: Selänne have to keep head up in box because of him. idiot, I dont scare he can do anything but giving that kind of statements is just stupid. Selänne is covering from chin injury and 1000 times better player than that swede monkey, so it helps hockey if Murray hurt best players on ice.
Go home and stay there Murray.

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I'm not sure why Selanne recovering from his broken jaw makes him immune to physical play, but if he's out there on the ice playing the game, he is fair game for physical play. Physical play and intimidation are Douglas Murray's calling card.

He made a similar statement to Radulov for a recent World Championship game. He made a similar statement to Bouchard of the Wild. Both times, they didn't listen to him and put their heads down and received a heavy hit.

As long as he doesn't go out and do anything dirty, which he usually doesn't do, then he can hit Selanne as many times as he wants.

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Swedish media thinks that Finland lose for purpose. But unfortunately Finland lose because we really sucks. Kiprusoff was only player who did his job.
We won't lose sweden ever because of tactics. I hope our game will be better so we can win Canada in finals.

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Finland places Third in the Olympic tournament. They are our 2010 Olympic Bronze Medalists.

Forward Statistics

Niklas Hagman - 6GP, 4G, 2A, 6Pts, 2PIM

Olli Jokinen - 6GP, 3G, 1A, 4Pts, 2PIM
Mikko Koivu - 6GP, 0G, 4A, 4Pts, 2PIM

Valtteri Filppula - 6GP, 3G, 0A, 3Pts, 0PIM
Jarkko Ruutu - 6GP, 2G, 1A, 3Pts, 14PIM

Teemu Selänne - 6GP, 0G, 2A, 2Pts, 0PIM
Niko Kapanen - 6GP, 0G, 2A, 2Pts, 0PIM
Saku Koivu - 6GP, 0G, 2A, 2Pts, 6PIM

Antti Miettinen - 6GP, 1G, 0A, 1Pt, 0PIM
Tuomo Ruutu - 6GP, 1G, 0A, 1Pt, 2PIM
Ville Peltonen - 6GP, 0G, 1A, 1Pt, 2PIM

Jarkko Immonen - 6GP, 0G, 0A, 0Pts, 0PIM
Jere Lehtinen - 6GP, 0G, 0A, 0Pts, 0PIM

Defenseman Statistics

Kimmo Timonen - 6GP, 2G, 2A, 4Pts, 2PIM

Joni Pitkänen - 5GP, 1G, 2A, 3Pts, 29PIM

Sami Salo - 6GP, 1G, 1A, 2Pts, 4PIM
Janne Niskala - 6GP, 0G, 2A, 2Pts, 2PIM

Lasse Kukkonen - 6GP, 0G, 1A, 1Pt, 4PIM
Sami Lepistö - 6GP, 0G, 1A, 1Pt, 6PIM

Toni Lydman - 6GP, 0G, 0A, 0Pts, 2PIM

Goaltending Statistics

Miikka Kiprusoff - 5GP, 2.64 GAA, .894 SV%
Niklas Bäckström - 2GP, 1.09 GAA, .952 SV%
Antero Niitymäki - 0GP, --- GAA, --- SV%
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