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Chaos led to Finland's first world championship gold medal in 1987 - the authorities are on the scene and the hall dark: It was just bananas, it was a political hatred
Finland earned his first world championship – but the Canadian and Soviet troops fighting to give the whole tournament a nasty taste.The evening journal sports studio takes you through the young world cup and Finland to overcome Canada.

It was rock-hard group.

Heart beating Tappara hear kuuskasit-age: Janne Ojanen , Jukka Seppo , Jyrki Silius and Jukka Marttila .

the Frame was high quality and wide: Markus Ketterer , Petri Matikainen , Mikko Haapakoski , Antti Tuomenoksa , Timo Kulonen , Teppo Kivelä , Pekka Tirkkonen , Sami Wahlsten , the Jari Laukkanen ...

as a Coach operated by a young and fiery Johnson .

well, That whole story was special, Johnson sneers.

– it's Not the world championship, however, in any cabinet in the come – as sometimes I hear talk of

"Tough tournament"

the tournament format was very different than it is today: the eight-team simple series without a loss - and the medal games.

It was kind of rude, when there was eight teams and seven against supposed to play, Anyway time.

It was a tough tournament.

Usa won the early days of the united states and the Soviet union and played with Canada exactly. From sweden came in the middle of the tournament purely on the nose, but a ten goal to beat Switzerland and Poland restored Finnish course back towards the medals, even world championships.

Prior to the decision rounds host team Czechoslovakia led points ahead of Finland and Canada.

the day of the first match Finland beat czechoslovakia for the paints 5-3 and rose caught up world championship gold medal.

it Was little surprise that we were able to beat Czechoslovakia, Johnson recalls.

We think that we won the world championship. Ago but exciting was how in the last game.

"political hatred"

Tonight's match against Canada was still a chance to become the world champion. It would have required the victory of the Soviet union as well as Finland's four degrees warmer on goal difference in the make up of the catch.

the Third installment at the beginning of the central part of piestany in the hall was turned off the lights. Running was a mass fight, the black reel history have been caught in a Punch-up in Piestany, which, powerless judges, trying to restrain the first darkness and eventually inviting place for the militia.

with the exception of Canada and the Soviet union all the players beat the pack in to each other.

It was just bananas, Johnson sighs.

the deputy keeper and guardian you are fighting. There was political anger.

Thresholds more than

the match was suspended, and eventually, the tournament jury decided to reject both pug groups. The board was left to shine Canada a 4-2 lead, the situation – which would not be enough for the Finnish to bypass.

Janne Ojanen held up the first Finnish hockey skipper on your hands up the world championship.

– Kuuskasit had won already before the european championships (1986), Johnson explains.

They were accustomed to beat and were ready to play at that level, because of the large part played in the men's league.

Although the tournament events are missed reel history of the black, the finns captured the central part of piestany travel to its bowl winning culture.

– When going to the next teams, they think that when they were able to, we can do it, Johnson describes.

– Everything has a knock-on effect. The athlete sees, that it is possible.

"in hindsight,"Johnson piloted by Finland in the first youth world championship gold medal in 1987. Matti Matikainen

Jortikalle youth world championship was part of the valmennusura the first year of dizzying speedy. He raised HPK's SM-league (1988), party Tepsissä three championships in a tube (1989-91) and was the Calgary olympics secondary coach, winning the first adult the value of the medal (1988).

There was a period that came a few years with so much success, so does it (the young world championship gold medal) maybe then correctly figured out, the Helmet twists.

in hindsight, it has become to appreciate more.

the International ice hockey federation president Gunther Sabetzki put out Your Ojaselle MM-gold in honor of the victory of the dish. IL-ARCHIVE
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