Found January 06, 2012 on Puck Daddy:
For the first time since 1981, Sweden captured the gold medal at the World Junior Hockey Championships with a 1-0 overtime win over Russia on Thursday night. After a victory 30 years in the making, some enthusiasm could be expected from players, coaches and, yes, even broadcasters. So please excuse the SVT booth for being positively orgasmic after Mika Zibanejad scored at 10:09 of overtime. Is that giggling we hear? Wow. It's like hearing Han Solo after Luke blew up the Death Star, if his name was Sven Salo. We especially liked when the Suzy Kolber of Sweden, who looks like Jane Curtain by way of Bonnie Hunt, being all hands on with the Swedish coach. A quick translation of their euphoric screaming: "Zibanejad scores! Sweet mother of ABBA!" "We have defeated the Russians because they are brash and un-North American! At least that's what I read in the Canadian newspapers!" "I have already pre-ordered 100 of the postage stamps our government will ...

Sweden beats Russia World Junior final

Mika Zibanejad scored at 10:09 of overtime to give Sweden its second world junior hockey title, 1-0 over Russia on Thursday night. Zibanejad stole the puck from Nikita Gusev at the blue line, broke in on goalie Andrei Makarov and scored on a backhander. Makarov made 57 saves. Johan Gustafsson stopped 17 shots for Sweden, also the tournament winner in 1981. In the third-place game...

Mika Zibanejad On a Swedish Stamp?

Immortalizing some significant hockey moments using postage stamps has become pretty fashionable for the last two or three decades. In 1995, Peter Forsberg was honored for his 1994 Olympic gold medal clinching shootout goal on Canada’s Corey Hirsch. According to Wikipedia, Forsberg was the first hockey player to ever be placed on a Swedish stamp and Mats Sundin was the second...

Video- Sweden Wins The World Junior Championship In OT

from the CP at TSN, Mika Zibanejad scored at 10:09 of overtime to lead Sweden to a 1-0 win over Russia in the championship final of the world junior men’s hockey championship on Thursday. Zibanejad stole the puck from Russian forward Nikita Gusev before breaking into the Russian zone and roofing a backhand shot over the blocker of Russian goaltender Andrei Makarov, who finished...

Historic goal makes Zibanejad 'huge hero' in Sweden

Senators prospect Mika Zibanejad's face is a picture of joy after his overtime goal allowed Sweden to beat Russia 1-0 in the gold-medal game at the 2012 world juniors in Calgary (Andy...

Mika Zibanejad's Golden Goal

Let's check the day's events: Four Senators named to the 2012 All-Star Game and the Toronto sports media collectively loses their **** because it's not a meritocratic process. Fools!  Canada wins the bronze medal. Senators badly outshot but beat the Lightning 4-1. Craig Anderson was exceptional. Kyle Turris gets first goal in Senators uniform. Prized prospect...

WJC Wrap-Up: Sweden Takes Home Gold With OT Win Over Russia

It had been 31 years since the Swedes last captured Gold at the World Junior Championships. After all that time, it was fitting that they had to play a little bit longer to finally earn it. Mika Zibanejad's breakaway goal at 10:09 of overtime was the lone goal in a thrilling 1-0 victory over Russia on Thursday night in Calgary, as Sweden finally found a way past Russian...

Sweden beats Russia in OT in world junior final

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Mika Zibanejad scored at 10:09 of overtime to give Sweden its second world junior hockey title, 1-0 over Russia on Thursday night.

Sweden Won The World Junior Hockey Championship And The Announcers Enjoyed It

Sweden won the World Junior Hockey Championship gold medal on Thursday night by defeating the junior Russians 1-0 in overtime. The game-winner was netted by Mika Zibanejad at the 10:09 mark of overtime and it resulted in pure announcer exultation. You have to watch/listen for yourself: I don't understand a word, but it sounds like they're having a good time...

Sweden stuns Russia in OT to take juniors gold

Mika Zibanejad scored at 10:09 of overtime to give Sweden its second world junior hockey title, 1-0 over Russia on Thursday night.
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