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Juha Metsola finishes the World Juniors off strong, stopping 25 shots in a 3-1 win over Germany

Finland completed its World Juniors play with a 3-1 win over Germany today. Juha Metsola had 25 saves, finishing a very strong tournament in which he won 3 of 4 decisions and posted a 1.47 goals against average to go along with a .939 save percentage. Niclas Lucenius, a 2007 Atlanta Thrashers draft pick, had a goal and two assists in 6 games and Antti Roppo finished with two goals and an assist in 6 games; Nestori Lahde also had two goals in 6 games.