Ten stinging pictures of the World Cup defeat: the linesman’s expression and Rantanen’s look told a lot

Ten stinging pictures of the World Cup defeat the linesmans

Photographer Tomi Hänninen captured the World Cup quarter-final between Finland and Canada on Thursday. We chose ten of the pictures that reflect a bitter evening for the Lions.

TAMPERE. Canada crushed Finland in the quarterfinals of the World Hockey Championships. Leijonat lost 1–4 at the Tampere arena and was eliminated from the playoffs. Canada is chasing the world championship this weekend.

Photographer Town Hänninen immortalized the Finnish bitter evening in great pictures, from which we chose ten. They sum up the loss. The reign of the Lions in international hockey has ended, at least for this period.