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Sweden 3, Finland 2

Swedes set standard

Finishing kick leads to gold

Sweden’s Fredrik Modin does a little crease crashing on Finland’s Antero Niittymaki thanks to a not-so-friendly push from Finnish defenseman Antti-Jussi Niemi.
Sweden’s Fredrik Modin does a little crease crashing on Finland’s Antero Niittymaki thanks to a not-so-friendly push from Finnish defenseman Antti-Jussi Niemi. (Globe Staff Photo / Jim Davis) Globe Staff Photo / Jim Davis
By Kevin Paul Dupont
Globe Staff / February 27, 2006

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TURIN -- They live in peaceful coexistence, the Finns and the Swedes, even if there is enough emotional and historical baggage between the Scandinavian neighbors to keep the Hatfieldssons and the McCoyninnens fighting over stone walls, cross-country trails, and herds of reindeer for millennia to come. (Full article: 1202 words)

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