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Rinne, Salomaki win silver, Jarnkrok bronze at 2014 Worlds

The Nashville Predators were well represented at the 2014 IIHF World Championships this year. Of the 10 Preds who participated, half medaled and three others led their clubs in scoring. Goaltender Pekka Rinne and prospects Miikka Salomaki and Juuse Saros won silver due to their 5-2 loss to Russia Sunday afternoon. Calle Jarnkrok and Mattias Ekholm each won bronze as part of Team...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Team Finland World Championship Roster by   Steven Ellis

Coming off of three Euro Hockey Tour titles, a World Junior gold and an Olympic bronze in just half a year, there is a lot to be excited about heading into Belarus in May. For starters, Finland may have one of the best goaltending trios around with NHL star Pekka Rinne, World Junior savior Juuse Saros and former New York Islanders [...]
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May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Forsberg, Maenalanen, Saros highlight Preds at WJC

No, it was not Canada, Russia, Sweden, nor, for the second year in-a-row, United States who won the 2014 World Juniors Championship in Malmo. It was Finland, who knocked off the Swedes in the gold medal match, 3-2 in overtime. Six Nashville Predators prospects participated in a total of thirty-one games. Filip Forsberg highlights the list of future Preds after being awarded ‘Most...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Finland beats Sweden in OT to win World Juniors title

Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen scored at 9:42 of overtime to give Finland its third world junior hockey title, 3-2 over Sweden on Sunday. Ristolainen picked up the puck along the right boards, beat defenseman Robert Hagg as he cut in front of the goal and slid a backhander under goalie Oscar Dansk's right leg pad. Ristolainen has one goal in 19 games this season...
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Finland Shocks Everyone To Win WJC Gold by   Bradshaw Furlong

Coming in as the heavy, heavy favorite, Sweden couldn’t stay perfect as they lost their only game of the tournament at the worst time: the gold medal game. While they did outplay Finland for a lot of the game, Juuse Saros was stellar in goal stopping 35 of 37 and Rasmus Ristolainen scored the “golden goal” in overtime to give [...]
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Saros leads Fins to gold, Forsberg named tournament MVP

He posted tournament-best numbers and just led his team to the gold. Juuse Saros, a fourth round pick of the Nashville Predators in this past June’s draft, led Finland past host country Sweden for their third World Juniors gold medal and first medal of any color since 2006. The 18-year old was also named to the tournament’s first All-Star Team despite not winning Best Goaltender...
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Finland, Sweden advance to final of world junior tourney

Juuse Saros helped Finland beat Canada in the world junior hockey semifinals, making 23 saves in a 5-1 victory Saturday. Finland will play Sweden in the final Sunday. Sweden beat Russia 2-1 in the first semifinal. ''It's a dream final for us -- Finland and Sweden,'' Finnish forward Henri Ikonen said. ''It's a great rivalry. Young players like ourselves...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Saros has solid outing at Junior Evaluation Camp

From August 3-10, USA Hockey hosted the 2013 National Junior Evaluation Camp. Four countries participated, including Canada, Finland, Sweden and the United States. Five Nashville Predators prospects participated in the outing showing off their skills to scouts, while representing their respective countries in international play. The Predators' prospect who made the most...
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August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Preds prospects to represent well at Jr. Evaluation Camp

Five Nashville Predators prospects will be headed to Lake Placid, New York for the 2013 Junior Evaluation Camp lasting from Saturday, August 3 through Saturday, August 10. Four nations will be participating in the camp -- Canada, Finland, Sweden and United States of America. Everyday, players will hit the ice at least once, where the Miracle on Ice occurred. Zach Stepan is...
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August 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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