Kemell records four points as Finland cruises past Latvia at WJC

Finland's Aatu Raty (34) and Joakim Kemell (37) celebrate a goal against Latvia during first period IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship action in Edmonton on Tuesday, August 9, 2022. (Jason Franson/CP)

Joakim Kemell scored twice in the first period and added two third-period assists to lead Finland to a 6-2 win over Latvia in the second game of the World Junior Championship in Edmonton.

Aatu Raty added a goal and three assists, while captain Roni Hirvonen totalled a goal and two assists. Brad Lambert and Kasper Puutio also scored for Finland who were dominant from start to finish.

Klavs Veinsbergs scored the only goal for Latvia who were outshot 39-20.

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