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Canada Needs Overtime to Beat Finland

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Drew Doughty #8 of Canada celebrates after scoring the game winning goal in overtime against Tuukka Rask #40 of Finland during the Men's Ice Hockey Preliminary Round Group B game on day nine of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 16, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Drew Doughty #8 of Canada celebrates after scoring the game winning goal in overtime against Tuukka Rask #40 of Finland during the Men’s Ice Hockey Preliminary Round Group B game on day nine of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 16, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

SOCHI, Russia (AP)- Drew Doughty scored with 2:28 left in overtime to lift Canada to a 2-1 win over Finland on Sunday in the final preliminary round game of the men’s Olympic hockey tournament.

The defending gold medalists earned the No. 3 seed for the quarterfinals. The Finns will be seeded fourth among the final eight teams.

Sweden gets the top seed as the only team to win all three of its preliminary-round games in regulation. The U.S. will be seeded second, having won a tiebreaker with the Canadians on goal differential.

Doughty also scored midway through the first period, and Canada’s Carey Price had to make just 14 saves for the win.

Tuomo Ruutu scored for the Finns midway through the second period.

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