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U18 1978 Ice Hockey European Championship final game: Finland-USSR

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Uploaded on Aug 7, 2011

The final game in the 1978 U18 European championships. Finland versus Soviet Union. Jari Kurri sinks the decider in 2nd overtime.

The game system was a bit weird by modern standards. The game was even after three periods. Then they played a full fourth period (1st overtime period) and since the score was still even after the extra 20 minutes, they played a second overtime period, which was sudden death style. Wicked way to play, since the final group was still kind of round robin.

Final group results:
(Finland - Sweden 2-1, USSR - Czechoslovakia 3-0) These were carried over from the preliminary groups.
Finland - Czechoslovakia 6-2 (2-0,3-0,1-2)
USSR - Sweden 5-3 (0-2,1-0,4-1)
Sweden - Czechoslovakia 4-2 (0-2,3-0,1-0)
Finland - USSR 6-5 ot (1-2,1-1,1-0,2-2,1-0)

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