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  1. 17 May '08 06:39
    Or rather they will!
  2. Standard member wormwood
    If Theres Hell Below
    17 May '08 12:51
    Originally posted by Jigtie
    Or rather they will!
    maybe if some of your ladies play topless!
  3. 17 May '08 19:05
    Originally posted by wormwood
    maybe if some of your ladies play topless!
    LMAO!

    From the first few minutes, it looks like it could get exciting.

    I wish the fins the best of luck. They're gonna need it.
  4. Standard member wormwood
    If Theres Hell Below
    17 May '08 19:16
    Originally posted by Jigtie
    LMAO!

    From the first few minutes, it looks like it could get exciting.

    I wish the fins the best of luck. They're gonna need it.
    1-0 for finland woooooooooooo!!
  5. Standard member wormwood
    If Theres Hell Below
    17 May '08 19:21
    2-0!
  6. Standard member wormwood
    If Theres Hell Below
    17 May '08 19:59
    what a save! our niklas bäckström is way better than your nicklas bäckström!
  7. Standard member wormwood
    If Theres Hell Below
    17 May '08 20:39
    3-0!!!!!!!!!
  8. 17 May '08 21:01
    Liv is nowhere near as good a goalie as Lundqvist.

    Also, I don't understand what's wrong with the referees. They keep making plain wrong decisions!

    Oh well, congratulations Finland.
  9. Standard member wormwood
    If Theres Hell Below
    17 May '08 21:05
    Originally posted by Jigtie
    Liv is nowhere near as good a goalie as Lundqvist.

    Also, I don't understand what's wrong with the referees. They keep making plain wrong decisions!

    Oh well, congratulations Finland.
    yeah especially 3rd period has been random judging...


    4-0.
  10. 17 May '08 21:09 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by wormwood
    yeah especially 3rd period has been random judging...


    4-0.
    I must say I was mighty impressed by your Bäckström. He's done some excellent rescues in this game. Excellent!

    I'm also happy to see how our own players just wouldn't quit. They kept fighting even when it was obviously over (at 3-0). There's pride in that.

    Well, Canada vs. Russia next.
  11. Standard member wormwood
    If Theres Hell Below
    17 May '08 21:13
    Originally posted by Jigtie
    I must say I was mighty impressed by your Bäckström. He's done some [b]excellent rescues in this game. Excellent!

    I'm also happy to see how our own players just wouldn't quit. They kept fighting even when it was obviously over (at 3-0). There's pride in that.

    Well, Canada vs. Russia next. [/b]
    sweden has never quit as far as I can remember, and I remember especially that one particular game which was 5-1 for finland in the first period. it was horrifying to watch!

    but today we won! woohoooo!
  12. 17 May '08 21:29
    Originally posted by wormwood
    sweden has never quit as far as I can remember, and I remember especially that one particular game which was 5-1 for finland in the first period. it was horrifying to watch!

    but today we won! woohoooo!
    I remember that game with a silly kind of fondness.

    I never saw that happening here though. It was a good game, but Bäckström was simply too tight, and our own defense was... not so good.

    Ok, this thread is almost disney family now, so I have to say it: "You know, I actually never thought the fins were good at anything but brilliant 'schlager'."
  13. 17 May '08 21:33 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by wormwood
    sweden has never quit as far as I can remember, and I remember especially that one particular game which was 5-1 for finland in the first period. it was horrifying to watch!

    but today we won! woohoooo!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6s_L5g6SFw
    (Swedish commentary, 5-5 and 6-5 goals)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5U2S13V9J_c
    (Finnish commentary, all goals)

    I have to say Mertaranta is the superior commentator--my fellow Finns can imagine the noise if the position had been the other way around.

    Classic Mertaranta from 1999 when Finns tie the game at 2 seconds before the end of the game:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49wB6vU2VMk

    Recent Mertaranta action from this year's games:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1TzmWJlv7w
  14. Standard member wormwood
    If Theres Hell Below
    17 May '08 21:54
    Originally posted by Jigtie
    I remember that game with a silly kind of fondness.

    I never saw that happening here though. It was a good game, but Bäckström was simply too tight, and our own defense was... not so good.

    Ok, this thread is almost disney family now, so I have to say it: "You know, I actually never thought the fins were good at anything but brilliant 'schlager'."
    hahah, I was just vomiting like a geysir when the finnish team listened to crappy finnish schlagers in the locker room (during interviews).

    fortunately swedish schlagers are even worse!