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Finland's Petri Kontiola, left, chases USA's Alex Galchenyuk (Credit: AP Photo FREDRIK SANDBERG)

Finland's Petri Kontiola, left, chases USA's Alex Galchenyuk during the 2013 Ice Hockey IIHF World Championship bronze medal match between Finland and USA at the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, May 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Scanpix Sweden/Fredrik Sandberg) SWEDEN OUT

USA at Hockey Worlds

The United States won its first medal at the ice hockey world championships in nine years, taking the bronze by beating Finland 3-2 in a penalty shootout Sunday.

Finland's Lauri Korpikoski, right, misses his penalty shot
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Finland's Lauri Korpikoski, right, misses his penalty shot at USA's goalkeeper John Gibson during the 2013 Ice Hockey IIHF World Championship bronze medal match between Finland and USA at the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, May 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Scanpix Sweden/Fredrik Sandberg) SWEDEN OUT

USA's Alex Galchenyuk, left, shoots the winning penalty
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USA's Alex Galchenyuk, left, shoots the winning penalty shot at Finland's goalkeeper Antti Raanta during the 2013 Ice Hockey IIHF World Championship bronze medal match between Finland and USA at the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, May 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Scanpix Sweden/Claudio Bresciani) SWEDEN OUT

Finland's goal keeper Antti Raanta, center, and his
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Finland's goal keeper Antti Raanta, center, and his teammates react to losing the 2013 Ice Hockey IIHF World Championships bronze medal match against the US, at the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, Sunday, May 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Scanpix Sweden/Fredrik Sandberg) SWEDEN OUT

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US players pose for a team photo after
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US players pose for a team photo after winning the 2013 Ice Hockey IIHF World Championships bronze medal match against Finland, at the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, Sunday, May 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Scanpix Sweden/Claudio Bresciani) SWEDEN OUT

USA's Craig Smith , center, celebrates with teammates
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USA's Craig Smith , center, celebrates with teammates Matt Hunwick, left, and Paul Stastny after scoring the first goal during the 2013 Ice Hockey IIHF World Championships bronze medal match between Finland and USA at the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. (May 19, 2013)

Team Finland's Mikael Granlund is shoved away from
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Team Finland's Mikael Granlund is shoved away from the USA net and goalie John Gibson by defenseman Chris Butler, left, during bronze medal game action at the world hockey championship in Stockholm, Sweden, Sunday, May 19, 2013. (AP Photo/THE CANADIAN PRESS, Jacques Boissinot)

USA's goalkeeper John Gibson, right, eyes the puck
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USA's goalkeeper John Gibson, right, eyes the puck during the 2013 Ice Hockey IIHF World Championships bronze medal match between Finland and USA at the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, Sunday May 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Scanpix Sweden/Claudio Bresciani) ** SWEDEN OUT **

USA's Paul Stastny, right, is congratulated by teammate
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USA's Paul Stastny, right, is congratulated by teammate Craig Smith after scoring his teams second goal during the 2013 Ice Hockey IIHF World Championships bronze medal match between Finland and USA at the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, Sunday May 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Scanpix Sweden/Claudio Bresciani) ** SWEDEN OUT **

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Finland's head coach Jukka Jalonen, rear, watches the
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Finland's head coach Jukka Jalonen, rear, watches the action during the 2013 Ice Hockey IIHF World Championships bronze medal match between Finland and USA at the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, May 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Scanpix Sweden/Claudio Bresciani) SWEDEN OUT

Finland's Petri Kontiola, left, chases USA's Alex Galchenyuk
(Credit: AP Photo FREDRIK SANDBERG)

Finland's Petri Kontiola, left, chases USA's Alex Galchenyuk during the 2013 Ice Hockey IIHF World Championship bronze medal match between Finland and USA at the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, May 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Scanpix Sweden/Fredrik Sandberg) SWEDEN OUT

Finland's Antti Philstrom, left, vies with USA's Danny
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Finland's Antti Philstrom, left, vies with USA's Danny Kristo during the 2013 Ice Hockey IIHF World Championships bronze medal match between Finland and USA at the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. (May 19, 2013)

USA's Danny Kristo, left, vies with Finland's Antti
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USA's Danny Kristo, left, vies with Finland's Antti Philstrom during the Ice Hockey World Championship bronze medal match at the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, Sunday May 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Scanpix Sweden/Claudio Bresciani) SWEDEN OUT

USA's head coach Joe Sacco watches the 2013
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USA's head coach Joe Sacco watches the 2013 Ice Hockey IIHF World Championships bronze medal match between Finland and USA at the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, Sunday May 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Scanpix Sweden/Claudio Bresciani)

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Finland's head coach Jukka Jalonen watches the 2013
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Finland's head coach Jukka Jalonen watches the 2013 Ice Hockey IIHF World Championships bronze medal match between Finland and USA at the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, Sunday May 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Scanpix Sweden/Claudio Bresciani)

Finland's Lauri Korpikoski, center, is congratulated by teammates
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Finland's Lauri Korpikoski, center, is congratulated by teammates Antti Philstrom, left, and Mikael Granlund after scoring the 1-2 goal during the 2013 Ice Hockey IIHF World Championship bronze medal match between Finland and USA at the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, May 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Scanpix Sweden/Claudio Bresciani) SWEDEN OUT

Finland's Lauri Korpikoski, left, competes with USA's Danny
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Finland's Lauri Korpikoski, left, competes with USA's Danny Kristo in front of USA's goalkeeper John Gibson during the 2013 Ice Hockey IIHF World Championship bronze medal match between Finland and USA at the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, May 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Scanpix Sweden,Claudio Bresciani) SWEDEN OUT

Finland's Lauri Korpikoski, second right, celebrates with teammates
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Finland's Lauri Korpikoski, second right, celebrates with teammates after scoring the 2-2 goal during the 2013 Ice Hockey IIHF World Championship bronze medal match between Finland and USA at the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, May 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Scanpix Sweden/Fredrik Sandberg) SWEDEN OUT

Finland's Lauri Korpikoski, right, celebrates the 2-2 goal
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Finland's Lauri Korpikoski, right, celebrates the 2-2 goal , while USA's goalkeeper John Gibson, left, looks dejected during the 2013 Ice Hockey IIHF World Championship bronze medal match between Finland and USA at the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, May 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Scanpix Sweden/Claudio Bresciani) SWEDEN OUT

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Finland's Jarno Koskiranta, left, vies with USA's Matt
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Finland's Jarno Koskiranta, left, vies with USA's Matt Carle during the 2013 Ice Hockey IIHF World Championship bronze medal match between Finland and USA at the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, May 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Scanpix Sweden,Anders Wiklund)SWEDEN OUT

Finnish players celebrates after Lauri Korpikoski (nr 28)
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Finnish players celebrates after Lauri Korpikoski (nr 28) scored the 2-2 goal as USA's goalkeeper John Gibson, left, and Justin Faulk look dejected during the 2013 Ice Hockey IIHF World Championship bronze medal match between Finland and USA at the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, May 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Scanpix Sweden/Anders Wiklund) SWEDEN OUT

Finlands goalkeeper Antti Raanta, center, makes a save
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Finlands goalkeeper Antti Raanta, center, makes a save between USA's Nate Thompson, left, and Finlands Mikael Granlund during the 2013 Ice Hockey IIHF World Championship bronze medal match between Finland and USA at the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, May 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Scanpix Sweden/Fredrik Sandberg) SWEDEN OUT

The US team celebrates winning the 2013 Ice
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The US team celebrates winning the 2013 Ice Hockey IIHF World Championship bronze medal match between Finland and USA at the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, May 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Scanpix Sweden/Fredrik Sandberg) SWEDEN OUT

USA's Alex Galchenyuk celebrates after scoring the winning
(Credit: AP Photo Claudio Bresciani)

USA's Alex Galchenyuk celebrates after scoring the winning penalty shot during the Ice Hockey World Championship bronze medal match against Finland at the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, Sunday May 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Scanpix Sweden/Claudio Bresciani) SWEDEN OUT

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The US team celebrate winning the 2013 Ice
(Credit: AP Photo Claudio Bresciani)

The US team celebrate winning the 2013 Ice Hockey IIHF World Championships bronze medal match against Finland, at the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, Sunday, May 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Scanpix Sweden/Claudio Bresciani) SWEDEN OUT

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