Team Canada crushes Finland 8-0

The IIHF Ice Hockey Women's World Championship took place in Ottawa, Friday April 5, 2013. Brianne...

The IIHF Ice Hockey Women's World Championship took place in Ottawa, Friday April 5, 2013. Brianne Jenner from Team Canada scores on Noora Raty from team Findland during first period action Friday night at Scotiabank Place. (Tony Caldwell/QMI Agency)

AEDAN HELMER, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 11:59 PM ET

For a while there, it appeared as if Team Canada may have finally found a worthy international adversary.

The Finns, who set the women's hockey world atwitter with some ill-advised trash Tweets directed at Team Canada, looked like they may actually back up the tough talk early on.

They skated step-for-step with the Canadians, frustrated the shooters with buzzing bodies and active sticks, and collapsed around star netminder Noora Raty, who was brimming with confidence off a strong showing in a 4-2 loss to the Americans.


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