Dawson Blues hockey team travel to Finland
Over the Holiday break the Dawson Blues played a series of three exhibition games in Finland. The Blues 10 day stay in Finland included games against IFK Grankulla junior, Diskos junior and Voiomaan Lukio U 19 team. The Blues record was one win and 2 overtime losses.
During their trip to Finland the team played in Helsinki vs IFK juniors, which resulted in a 3 – 2 overtime loss.
They then travelled to Jyvaskyla. The Blues were the first North American team ever to visit and play in Jyvasaklya, a city 4 hours north of Helsinki, were they played in front of 600 spectators in a 6 – 4 victory against the home town Diskos juniors. The following day they played in front of approximately 1,000 students from the host Voiomaan Lukio school and lost 3-2 in a shootout.
While in Finland, the team visited Helsinki, the Finland Sports museum, the Finnish Olympic Stadium site, the Finnish Ice Hockey Federation site and attended a Finnish Pro Hockey League game.
Dawson Blues and Diskos 93 Junior team.