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Jesse Puljujarvi has three points as Finland blanks Belarus at world juniors

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HELSINKI - Jesse Puljujarvi had two goals and an assist and Veini Vehvilainen stopped all 10 shots he faced as Finland shut out Belarus 6-0 on Saturday at the world junior hockey championship.

Sami Niku, Mikko Rantanen, Sebastian Repo and Patrik Laine also found the back of the net for the Finns (1-0-0), who scored five times in the third period. Sebastian Aho tacked on three assists.

Ivan Kulbakov started in net for Belarus (0-1-0) and turned away 26-of-30 shots in 47:26 before giving way to Vladislav Verbitski who made five saves in relief.

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