OILERS AT THE WORLDS

Huge Finnish on Day 2

Teemu Hartikainen sparks Finland rally over Czech Republic

Sunday, 27.12.2009 / 11:56 PM / Oilers at the Worlds
By Marc Ciampa  - edmontonoilers.com
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Huge Finnish on Day 2
Teemu Hartikainen
Five Oilers prospects are suiting up for their respective countries at the IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships in Saskatchewan from December 26, 2009 through January 5, 2010.

Finland rallied from a 3-0 deficit to defeat the Czech Republic 4-3. Teemu Hartikainen had a goal and seven shots on goal to help lead his squad to the win. Toni Rajala played on the top line with Hartikainen. He had four shots on net.

Team Sweden also had a 3-0 lead slip away against the Austrians but recovered to win 7-3. Anton Lander had two assists while Magnus Paajarvi-Svensson fired eight shots on goal.

Jordan Eberle's Team Canada squad had a huge day on Saturday, defeating Latvia 16-0 in Saskatoon. Eberle had two goals for his country in the game.

Meanwhile, Lander and Paajarvi-Svensson both racked up the points in a 10-1 romp over the Czech Republic Saturday. Lander scored twice while Paajarvi-Svensson had five points (1g, 4a).



OILERS PROSPECT STATS AT THE WJC:

Name Country GP G A PTS PIM +/- SOG
Jordan Eberle CANADA 1 2 0 2 0 +1 7
Teemu Hartikainen FINLAND 1 1 0 1 0 +1 7
Anton Lander SWEDEN 2 2 2 4 0 +4 7
Magnus Paajarvi-Svensson SWEDEN 2 1 4 5 2 +2 12
Toni Rajala FINLAND 1 0 0 0 0 +1 4

SCHEDULE/RESULTS:

(all times Mountain Standard - MST)

ROUND ROBIN SCHEDULE & RESULTS

December 26:


Sweden 10 vs. Czech Republic 1 (Paajarvi-Svensson: 1g, 4a; Lander: 2g)
Gamesheet | Recap | Photos | Highlights

Canada 16 vs. Latvia 0 (Eberle: 2g)
Gamesheet | Recap | Photos | Highlights

December 27:

Sweden 7 vs. Austria 3 (Lander: 2a; Paajarvi-Svensson: 8 shots)
Gamesheet | Recap | Photos | Highlights

Finland 4 vs. Czech Republic 3 (Hartikainen: 1g, 7 shots)
Gamesheet | Recap | Photos | Highlights

December 28:

Canada vs. Switzerland - 2:00 p.m. in Saskatoon
Gamesheet | Recap | Photos | Highlights

Finland vs. Russia - 4:00 p.m. in Regina
Gamesheet | Recap | Photos | Highlights

December 29:

Sweden vs. Russia - 4:00 p.m. in Regina
Gamesheet | Recap | Photos | Highlights

Canada vs. Slovakia - 6:00 p.m. in Saskatoon
Gamesheet | Recap | Photos | Highlights

December 31:

Sweden vs. Finland - 12:00 p.m. in Regina
Gamesheet | Recap | Photos | Highlights

Canada vs. USA - 6:00 p.m. in Saskatoon
Gamesheet | Recap | Photos | Highlights

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