Finland edged Switzerland 3-2 at the World Hockey Champi
VIENNA, Austria (AP) _ Finland edged Switzerland 3-2 at the World Hockey Championships Saturday as goalie Oliver Anken stopped an incredible 81 Finnish shots to keep Switzerland in the game against the favored Finns.
The Finns outshot Switzerland 84-29, getting off 34 shots in the first period alone, 33 of them stopped by Anken.
The Swiss opened the scoring on a goal by Gaetan Boucher at 2:38 of the first period. Finland tied it at 5:49 on a power-play goal by Raino Summanen.
The Finns took their first lead at 6:55 of the second period after a close range shot by Kari Jalonen, but the Swiss managed to even the score at 9:35 on a goal by Peter Jaks.
Another power-play goal for Finland by Risto Kurkinen at 15:13 of the middle period was the winning goal.