Granlund, Finland upsets Team USA at World Junior Championships

Minnesota Wild prospect Mikael Granlund scored a big insurance goal in the third period to help Finland upset Team USA in the preliminary round of the World Junior Championships Wednesday. The loss puts a lot of pressure on the U.S. to beat the Czech Republic on Friday.
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Minnesota Wild prospect Mikael Granlund scored a big insurance goal in the third period to help Finland upset Team USA in the preliminary round of the World Junior Championships Wednesday. The loss puts a lot of pressure on the U.S. to beat the Czech Republic on Friday.

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