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Four Finns score; Kiprusoff nets easy shutout

Updated: August 31, 2004, 1:11 AM ET
Associated Press

HELSINKI, Finland -- Miikka Kiprusoff stopped all 12 shots, and Saku Koivu and Niko Kapanen were among four goal scorers in Finland's 4-0 win over the Czech Republic in the World Cup of Hockey opener Monday.

Koivu of the Montreal Canadiens and Kapanen of the Dallas Stars were joined on the score sheet by Jukka Hentunen, who plays in Switzerland, and Mikko Eloranta, one of only two players on the team who plays in the Finnish League.

Finland outshot the Czech Republic 34-12.

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