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The Finnish men's team finished atop its Round-robin group, which including beating both previous Olympic gold medalists, the Czech Republic and Canada, and beat the United States and Russia to make the final, where it lost to Sweden to finish in the silver medal position.

Roster


Position Name Height Weight Birthdate Birthplace 2005–06 team
G Backstrom, NiklasNiklas Bäckström 187 89 01978-02-13 13 February 1978 Helsinki Kärpät
G Niittymaki, AnteroAntero Niittymäki 183 85 01980-06-18 18 June 1980 Turku Philadelphia Flyers
G Norrena, FredrikFredrik Norrena 183 85 01973-11-29 29 November 1973 Jakobstad Linköpings HC
D Berg, AkiAki Berg 193 97 01977-07-28 28 July 1977 Turku Toronto Maple Leafs
D Kukkonen, LasseLasse Kukkonen 183 85 01981-09-18 18 September 1981 Oulu Kärpät
D Lydman, ToniToni Lydman 185 90 01977-09-25 25 September 1977 Lahti Buffalo Sabres
D Niemi, Antti-JussiAntti-Jussi Niemi 184 87 01977-09-22 22 September 1977 Vantaa Frölunda HC
D Nummelin, PetteriPetteri Nummelin 178 83 01972-11-25 25 November 1972 Turku HC Lugano
D Numminen, TeppoTeppo Numminen 186 90 01968-07-03 3 July 1968 Tampere Buffalo Sabres
D Salo, SamiSami Salo 192 98 01974-09-02 2 September 1974 Turku Vancouver Canucks
D Timonen, KimmoKimmo Timonen 178 88 01975-03-18 18 March 1975 Kuopio Nashville Predators
F Hagman, NiklasNiklas Hagman 183 91 01979-12-05 5 December 1979 Espoo Dallas Stars
F Hentunen, JukkaJukka Hentunen 178 88 01974-05-03 3 May 1974 Joroinen HC Lugano
F Jokinen, JussiJussi Jokinen 181 86 01983-04-01 1 April 1983 Kalajoki Dallas Stars
F Jokinen, OlliOlli Jokinen 188 90 01978-12-05 5 December 1978 Kuopio Florida Panthers
F Kapanen, NikoNiko Kapanen 177 80 01978-04-29 29 April 1978 Hattula Dallas Stars
F Koivu, MikkoMikko Koivu 188 85 01983-03-12 12 March 1983 Turku Minnesota Wild
F Koivu, SakuSaku Koivu 179 82 01974-11-23 23 November 1974 Turku Montreal Canadiens
F Laaksonen, AnttiAntti Laaksonen 183 85 01973-10-03 3 October 1973 Tammela Colorado Avalanche
F Lehtinen, JereJere Lehtinen 182 89 01973-06-24 24 June 1973 Espoo Dallas Stars
F Nieminen, VilleVille Nieminen 181 93 01977-04-06 6 April 1977 Tampere New York Rangers
F Peltonen, VilleVille Peltonen 180 84 01973-05-24 24 May 1973 Vantaa HC Lugano
F Ruutu, JarkkoJarkko Ruutu 188 93 01975-08-23 23 August 1975 Vantaa Vancouver Canucks
F Selanne, TeemuTeemu Selänne 183 93 01970-07-03 3 July 1970 Helsinki Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Results
Round-robin


15 February 2006 v

15:35

Switzerland 0 – 5

(0–1, 0–4, 0–0)

Finland Torino Esposizioni

Attendance: 2,960

16 February 2006 v

12:05

Finland 6 – 0

(0–0, 4–0, 2–0)

Italy Palasport Olimpico

Attendance: 7,776

18 February 2006 v

21:05

Czech Republic 2 – 4

(1–1, 1–1, 0–2)

Finland Palasport Olimpico

Attendance: 8,705

19 February 2006 v

21:05

Finland 2 – 0

(2–0, 0–0, 0–0)

Canada Torino Esposizioni

Attendance: 4,420

21 February 2006 v

15:35

Finland 2 – 0

(1–0, 1–0, 0–0)

Germany Torino Esposizioni

Attendance: 2,430

Standings
Team GP W L T GF GA PTS
Finland 5 5 0 0 19 2 10
Switzerland 5 2 1 2 10 12 6
Canada 5 3 2 0 15 9 6
Czech Republic 5 2 3 0 14 12 4
Germany 5 0 3 2 7 16 2
Italy 5 0 3 2 9 23 2
Medal round
Quarterfinal
22 February 2006

17:35

Finland 4 – 3

(2-1, 2-1, 0-1)

United States Palasport Olimpico

Attendance: 6691

Semifinal
24 February 2006

21:05

Finland 4 – 0

(1-0, 2-0, 1-0)

Russia Palasport Olimpico

Attendance: 8702

Final
26 February 2006

14:05

Finland 2 – 3

(1-0, 1-2, 0-1)

Sweden Palasport Olimpico

Attendance: 8274

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