"The Finnish people have suffered with damlandslagets heavy loss in the world CUP final."
"and Now, hockeyhjältarna get a tribute – and the gold medals."
" They were the moral winners, says the businessman, Thomas Zilliacus, who will finance the new medals, to Ilta-Sanomat."
"Petra Nieminen förlängningsmål in Sunday's world CUP final was bortdömt after a ten minutes long videogranskningen."
"Then won the united states after the shootout, and the short Finnish the euphoria turned to tears."
"Many in Finland led with the team. "
"Businessman Thomas Zilliacus, who has lived abroad for 30 years, was one of them."
"I'm no expert on the rules, but to me it looked like a miscarriage of justice," he said to Ilta-Sanomat, directly after the final."
"He thought that the team should be celebrated officially and that the players are worthy of their own gold medals."
"I think that Damlejonen fought in an incredible way and was the world's moral winner, so it would be a symbolic gesture," says Zilliacus."
"Now, the plan is about to be realized."
"First he wanted the party to be organized already on easter Saturday, but because many players left Finland, it is practically difficult."
"It'll be in may instead."
" the Team has its first gathering to plan the next season. Then the players home again, " says Thomas Zilliacus to Ilta-Sanomat."
"He has talked about the plans with landslagsledningen – who likes the idea. "
"Even the Finnish ice hockey federation should have given the ”green light” as well as the Helsinki city where the party is supposed to be organised."
"Zilliacus gold medals to the players to be a variant that differs from the official."
"– We do an add on to the medals. The idea is to press a text that stresses that the people want the reward of the Finnish players, " he says."