Team Europe extended their unthinkable run at the World Cup of Hockey with a stunning 3-2 overtime win over favoured Sweden on Sunday to earn a surprise berth in the best-of-three final against hosts Canada.
The ragtag group of players from eight different countries were the popular pick to finish last out of the eight teams but that did not keep them from pulling off the tournament's biggest upset over a Swedish team that won silver at the 2014 Olympics.
"Nobody thought back then we would make it to the semi-finals and we did it. Nobody thought we could make it to the finals and we did it," said Team Europe's Slovenian captain Anze Kopitar.
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