Without his stars from the NHL Finland fulfilled the dream of the first Olympic ice hockey gold. The three-time world champion defeated the Pyeongchang Olympic champion Russia in the final of Beijing with 2: 1 (0: 1, 1: 0, 1: 0) and finally got the grand prize after twice and four times bronze. The Russians remained tenth gold denied, recording winner in winter games they continue to be together with the ice hockey motherland Canada. Mikhail Grigorenko, who had already stood on the ice against the 4: 3 finals against the German national team four years ago, launched the Sbornaja (8.). Ville Pokka pleased for the Finns (24th). Hannes Björninen caused the decision (41.). Because of the doping scandal of Sochi 2014, the Russians started under the name of their Olympic Committee Roc, in 2018 they had started as “Olympic athletes from Russia”.