Finland wins hockey world title
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia -- Petteri Nokelainen scored the first of Finland's five third-period goals to lift it to a 6-1 win over Sweden on Sunday for its second ice hockey world championship title.
Nokelainen beat goalie Viktor Fasth at 2:35 of the final period on a breakaway to give Finland a 2-1 lead and Niko Kapanen scored another 46 seconds later in the third.
Janne Pesonen, Mika Pyorala and Antti Pihlstrom scored in a 2:24 span later in the period to finish off the Swedes.
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