Even though Tomas Plekanec and the Canadiens did not go far in the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Plekanec went off to Slovakia to represent his country in the 2011 IIHF WHC. Plekanec totaled 10 points (6 goals, 4 assists) in 8 games through the tournament. Plekanec and his country Czech Republic earned a Bronze medal earlier today by defeating the Russian’s 7-4.
IIHF WHC Gold Medal Game:
Finland captures it’s 2nd gold medal in a 6 to 1 win over the Swedes. After the Swedes opened the scoring at 7:40 the Fins stormed back to score 6 unanswered goals including 5 goals in the third period alone.
Finland Goal scorers: Jarkko Immonen, Petteri Nokelainen, Niko Kapanen, Janne Pesonen, Mika Pyorala, Antti Pihlstrom.
Sweden Goal scorers: Magnus Paajarvi.