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Pori Ässät take ice hockey championship

The Pori ice hockey team Ässät won the national SM-Liiga championship on Wednesday evening with a 3-2 victory over Tampere's Tappara.

Ässät ja Kanada-malja
Image: Tomi Hänninen

The victory in front of a home crowd brought the Ässät a 4-2 championship series win and the title for the first time in 35 years.

This is the club's fourth championship title, the last was 1978. It also won the top spot in 1965 and 1971.

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