2016 Hockey World Championship Finals

2016 Hockey World Championship Finals Winner ResultThe 2016 IIHF World Championship is the 80th such event hosted by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), being held in Moscow and Saint Petersburg, Russia, from 6 May to 22 May 2016. Russia and the United States will play for bronze in Sunday's early match. Canada vs Finland - Canada entered the tournament as the defending 2015 champions. Reigning champions Canada edged the United States 4-3 to set up a clash with Finland, who beat Russia 3-1, in Sunday's (May 22) ice hockey world championship final.

2016 Hockey World Championship Finals Winner ResultIn Saturday's semi-final, Brendan Gallagher, Brad Marchand, Derick Brassard and Ryan Ellis scored one apiece, while goaltender Cam Talbot produced 30 saves to set up a hard-fought win for Canada. The Olympic champions had dominated from the opening face-off to gain a 2-0 lead as Gallagher and Marchand were both on target in the first period. Finland, who beat Russia in the semi-finals in the 2007 and 2011 worlds, came to Moscow full of confidence, with five of their players among the event's top 10 scorers. But Russia put the Finns under pressure in the opening minutes and forward Sergei Shirokov put the home team ahead 2:52 into the game, with a rebound after Finland goaltender Koskinen parried his initial close-range shot.
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