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Finland wins pool on goal differential

Updated: September 9, 2004, 3:25 PM ET
Associated Press

HELSINKI, Finland -- Finland didn't get its long-awaited revenge on Sweden, but a 4-4 tie Saturday was good enough to win the European Pool at the World Cup of Hockey.

The Nordic rivals both finished unbeaten with five points, but the Finns won the pool on goal differential.

Sweden's Tomas Holmstrom scored a power-play goal with just 11 seconds left in regulation, and neither team got a goal in the five-minute overtime period.

"Our start was strong, but Sweden is ...

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