It only took 16 seconds into Jokerit’s seventh ever Spengler Cup to take the 1-0 lead. Right off the bat, Niko Kapanen won the faceoff and passed the puck to Niklas Hagman, who dropped puck over to Eetu Poysti. Poysti then sent the puck over softly in what looked like an attempt to get a rebound due to him in being on a poor angle in the offensive zone. Unfortunately for Ufa...
Below is Finland’s roster for the upcoming Channel One Cup, taking place from December 19th-22nd in Sochi, Russia. It will be tough for Finland to continue their incredible Euro Hockey Tour run this year after claiming the first two tournaments of the tour already, as names like Niklas Hagman, Semi Lepisto and Leo Komarov are all absent from the squad.
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