SLOVAKIA (KDKA) — Finland defeated Team Canada 3-1 Sunday afternoon in the gold medal game of the IIHF World Championships, giving Pittsburgh Penguins Matt Murray and Jared McCann silver medals.
Canada opened the scoring in the first period when Shea Theodore of the Vegas Golden Knights scored with Jared McCann assisting on the goal. McCann would finish the tournament with two goals and three assists for five points.READ MORE: 11-Year-Old Boy Killed When Gun Handled By Another Child Discharges
However, Finland would score one in the second and two in the third to ultimately defeat Canada 3-1.READ MORE: Pennsylvania's Temperature Will Be Nearly 6 Degrees Higher By 2050, Climate Report Says
Earlier in the day, Evgeni Malkin and Russia defeated the Czech Republic 5-2, capturing the bronze medal.MORE NEWS: Teacher At Marclay Elementary School Puts In Extra Work To Assure Her Students Succeed
Malkin would record two assists in the victory, giving him one goal and five assists for six points throughout the tournament.