Team Canada Black falls to Finland by a score of 4-2

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Fort St. JOHN, B.C. – Finland defeated Team Canada Black in exhibition play this afternoon in Fort St. John.

Canada Black led for the majority of the contest, but the Fin’s scored three goals in the last 1:08 of the third to take the game 4-2.

Sacha Mutala opened the scoring at 19:43 of the first period with Kirby Dach setting him up to make it 1-0. Mutala scored his second of the game at 11:53 of the third frame. Kach and Massimo Rizzo collected the assists on the 2-0 goal. Finland cut the lead to 2-1 less than 3 minutes later as it was be the first of four unanswered goals for the Fin’s in the final stanza.

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Both teams finished 0 for 5 on the powerplay. Team Canada Black netminders Nolan Maier stopped all 21 shots he faced while Roman Basran allowed four goals on 16 shots.

In Dawson Creek the Czech Republic mounted a comeback of their own with a 3-1 victory over Sweden. Sweden broke the ice with a goal two minutes into the third, but the Czech’s responded with three straight goals to claim victory.

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