Finland Upset Russia In The Olympic Hockey Quarters, And All Of Russia Is Crying

  • Matt Rudnitsky

Finland upset Russia, 3-1, in the men’s Olympic hockey quarterfinals in Sochi this morning. Which means that everybody should be scared for their lives. The Russians were right behind Canada as gold-medal favorites… and they won’t medal at all, at home. Putin angry.

(That’s Teemu Selanne with Vladimir Putin, if you didn’t know.)

Alex Ovechkin disappointed.


Also, it took a 3-1 deficit for the Russians to put in their Vezina Trophy winning goalie:

And the decision not to play Putin was strange:

The scene:

The Moscow Times:

And, oh, yeah. The victors. And their awesome jerseys.

Finland will face Sweden in the semifinals. USA plays at noon.