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Today in sports history for Tuesday, Feb. 24 team wins the gold medal with a 4-2 victory over Finland at the Lake Placid Olympics.1985 - Jim Kelly of the Houston...Olympics' first triple gold medalist in Nordic skiing when Finland wins the new 90-meter team ski jumping event.1993 - Steve...
Today in sports history for Thursday, Feb.26

...Syracuse, led by Hakim Warrick's career-high 36 points, overwhelms Providence for a 91-66 victory.2006 - Sweden beats Finland 3-2 to win the Olympic men's hockey gold. Germany leaves Turin with the most overall medals with 29, 11 of them gold...
Today in sports history for Sunday, Feb. 22

...and Soviet skier Raisa Smetanina - also have 10 medals, but fewer golds.2014 - Teemu Selanne scores two goals, helping Finland rout the United States 5-0 to win hockey bronze at the Sochi Games. Selanne, a 43-year-old, six-time Olympian...
US, Canada, Sweden, Finland in semis

...intriguing matchup, top-seeded Sweden faces Finland in a rematch of the 2006 Turin Games final...both teams," Toews said.Sweden and Finland, neighbors in Europe, also are not fond...tournaments like this we're disrespected," Finland forward Olli Jokinen said.
Around town for Wednesday, Jan. 7

...Harri Koskinen, 6?9 p.m., The Gold Town Nickelodeon. Harri Koskinen is a world renowned product designer based in Finland. $15 ($5 for students).Juneau Duplicate Bridge Club game, 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Fireweed Place. Details...
Arts calendar

...19-24.A young boy named Pietari and his friend Juuso think a secret mountain drilling project near their home in northern Finland has uncovered the tomb of Santa Claus. However, this is a monstrous, evil Santa, unlike the cheery St. Nick of legend...
Slack Tide: Alaskanukkah

...pot-bellied old guys with big white beards. Plus, where else on earth do you find real, live reindeer? Okay, maybe in Norway, Finland, Siberia, Greenland and Canada. But where else do they eat Rudolph for breakfast? Or grind Donner into chili before nailing...
US teenager Mikaela Shiffrin wins slalom opener

LEVI, Finland - Mikaela Shiffrin sent an unmistakable message leading to the Sochi Olympics. The 18-year-old American easily won the World...
Sports On TV

Wednesday, May 8HOCKEY9 a.m., NBCSN - IIHF World Championship, preliminary round, United States vs. Finland, at HelsinkiMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL8:30 a.m., MLB - Regional coverage, Atlanta at Cincinnati or Seattle at Pittsburgh3 p...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Sports: U.S. women icers beat Finland, still unbeaten 2/11/98

...11, 1998 U.S. women icers beat Finland, still unbeaten Last modified at...Wednesday after their 4-2 victory over Finland before a flag-waving crowd of 3...Thursday and a victory by Canada over Finland on Thursday to clinch a spot in the gold-medal...


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