EHT: Czech Hockey Games, Day 1
Finland and Czech Republic wins.
The last Euro Hockey Tour (EHT) tournament of the season started with the games Czech Republic – Sweden and Finland - Russia.
Jaromir Jagr played his first Euro Hockey Tour game ever and scored the game-winning 2-1 goal for the Czechs in Tipsport Arena, Liberec. Petr Cajanek scored 1-0 at 32:33 and Christian Berglund tied it for Sweden a few minutes later. Jagr’s goal came with 5:06 remaining of the game on a 2-man advantage.
Czech Republic – Sweden 2-1 (0-0, 1-1, 1-0)
1-0 32:33 Petr Cajanek (Jaromir Jagr, Petr Caslava)
1-1 38:18 Christian Berglund (Rickard Wallin, Niklas Nordgren)
2-1 54:54 Jaromir Jagr (Miroslav Blatak) PP
In Tampere Finland beat Russia 4-2. Hannes Hyvönen was the game-winner here. He scored 3-2 and 4-2 in the third period. Finland had a 2-0 lead but Russia scored twice to get back in the game before the Hyvönen show started.
Finland – Russia 4-2 (1-0, 1-1, 2-1)
1-0 17:20 Kalle Kerman (Mikko Lehtonen)
2-0 22:03 Toni Kähkönen (Leo Komarov)
2-1 34:06 Sergei Mozyakin SH
2-2 42:03 Maksim Goncharov (Konstantin Gorovikov, Oleg Saprykin)
3-2 48:29 Hannes Hyvönen (Kimmo Koskenkorva, Leo Komarov) PP
4-2 55:50 Hannes Hyvönen (Kalle Kerman)
Story added on 17th April 2009 at 05:41 GMT
Story submitted by: Henrik Lundqvist.