With just 8.8 seconds remaining in regulation, Jesse Joensuu tallied his second goal of the game to give Finland a 3-2 lead and the eventual victory in Thursday's quarter-final game. Finland has eliminated the favoured Americans and will advance to play Russia in the semi-final round Saturday afternoon.
USA goaltender Jimmy Howard stopped 28 of 31 shots on goal while Petri Vehanen stopped 24 of 26 for Finland.
Jim Slater wrapped up the tournament with two goals and an assist in eight games played. He took 15 shots on net and played 119:47 minutes of ice time and had a plus-minus -2 on the tournament.