Mika Pyorala (L) of Finland vies for the puck with Lubomir Visnovsky (R) of Slovakia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Finland and Slovakia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Finland, 07 May 2011. Finland won 2-1. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Leo Komarov (L) of Finland fails to score against goalie Jaroslav Halak (C) and Peter Podhradsky (R) of Slovakia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Finland and Slovakia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Finland, 07 May 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Finnish supporters cheer for their team during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Finland and Slovakia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Finland, 07 May 2011. Finland won 2-1. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Jarkko Immonen (C) of Finland vies for the puck with Martin Cibak (L) and Branko Radivojevic (R) of Slovakia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Finland and Slovakia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Finland, 07 May 2011. Finland won 2-1. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Sami Lepisto of Finland catches the puck during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Finland and Slovakia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Finland, 07 May 2011.

Mikko Koivu (L), Topi Jaakola (R) and Lasse Kukkonen (2ndR) of Finland vie for the puck With Michal Handzus (2ndL) and Marian Hossa (C) of Slovakia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Finland and Slovakia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Finland, 07 May 2011.

Marian Gaborik (front) of Slovakia celebrates with his teammates after scoring the opening goal during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Finland and Slovakia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Finland, 07 May 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Mikko Koivu (L) and Anssi Salmela (2nd L) of Finland fight with Martin Cibak (R) and Milan Jurcina (2nd R) of Slovakia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Finland and Slovakia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Finland, 07 May 2011. Finland won 2-1. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Juhamatti Aaltonen (R) of Finland vies for the puck with Marian Hossa (L) of Slovakia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Finland and Slovakia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Finland, 07 May 2011. Finland won 2-1. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Slovakia's head coach Glen Hanlon (C) gives instructions to his players during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Finland and Slovakia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Finland, 07 May 2011. Finland won 2-1. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Tuomo Ruutu (R) of Finland watches a collision of Lubomir Visnovsky (L) and Branko Radivojevic (C) of Slovakia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Finland and Slovakia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Finland, 07 May 2011. Finland won 2-1. EPA/PETER HUDEC

uomo Ruutu (R) of Finland vies for the puck with goalie Jaroslav Halak (L) and Milan Jurcina (C) of Slovakia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Finland and Slovakia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Finland, 07 May 2011. Finland won 2-1. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Juhamatti Aaltonen (L) of Finland vies for the puck withMichal Handzus (R) of Slovakia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Finland and Slovakia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Finland, 07 May 2011.

Finland's head coach Jukka Jalonen (R) gives instructions to his players during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Finland and Slovakia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Finland, 07 May 2011. Finland won 2-1. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Janne Pesonen (R) of Finland vies for the puck with Lubomir Visnovsky (L) of Slovakia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Finland and Slovakia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Finland, 07 May 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Jarkko Immonen (front) of Finland vies for the puck with Ivan Baranka (behind) of Slovakia during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Finland and Slovakia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Finland, 07 May 2011. Finland won 2-1. EPA/PETER HUDEC

A supporter of Slovakia reacts during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Finland and Slovakia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Finland, 07 May 2011.

Tuomo Ruutu (C) celebrates wih his teammates Mika Pyorala (L), Mikko Koivu (2nd L), Sami Lepisto (2nd R) and Anssi Salmela (R) after scoring the 2-1 lead during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Finland and Slovakia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Finland, 07 May 2011. Finland won 2-1. EPA/PETER HUDEC

A supporter of Finland reacts during the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Finland and Slovakia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Finland, 07 May 2011.

Finland's goalie Petri Vehanen (R) celebrates with his teammates Lasse Kukkonen (L) and Sami Lepisto (C) after the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Finland and Slovakia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Finland, 07 May 2011. Finland won 2-1. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Finland's goalie Petri Vehanen (2nd R) celebrates with his teammates after the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Finland and Slovakia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Finland, 07 May 2011. Finland won 2-1. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Marcel Hossa (R) and Milan Jurcina (L) of Slovakia show their dejection after the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Finland and Slovakia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Finland, 07 May 2011. Finland won 2-1. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Peter Podhradsky (L) and Dominik Granak (R) of Slovakia show their dejection after the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Finland and Slovakia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Finland, 07 May 2011. Finland won 2-1. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Slovakia's goalie Jaroslav Halak (C) and his teammates show their dejection after the Ice Hockey World Championship group E qualification match between Finland and Slovakia at the Orange Arena in Bratislava, Finland, 07 May 2011. Finland won 2-1. EPA/PETER HUDEC