Hockey

Thomson Reuters - Friday Feb. 14, 2014 15:56 ET

Teemu Selanne guides Finland in dominating Olympic win over Norway

Becomes oldest player to score goal in Winter Games

Teemu Selanne celebrates a goal in men's Olympic hockey
Teemu Selanne of Finland celebrates a goal against Norway on Friday. (Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images)

Finland's Teemu Selanne became the oldest player to score a goal in the Winter Olympics when he netted the opener in his team's 6-1 win over Norway at the Sochi Games on Friday.

The 41-year-old opened the scoring with his first goal of the tournament less than six minutes into the game, while Lauri Korpikoski found the net twice for the 2010 bronze medallists.

Finnish goalie Kari Lehtonen had his shutout bid spoiled when Norway's Per-Age Skroder scored 61 seconds into the final period.

Finland's win sets up a Sunday showdown with undefeated Canada for top spot in Group B.

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