Looking back on the top moments of Miikka Kiprusoff

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World Cup of Hockey and a Bronze Medal with Finland

Getting the nod to represent his home country, Kiprusoff was invited to the 2004 World Cup of Hockey. After taking the Flames to a Stanley Cup Finals, Kipper would carry Finland to an appearance in the World Cup Finals. Despite being the runner up to Team Canada, he was lights out at the Tournament picking up four wins, and two shutouts along with posting a 1.50 goals-against average, a .939 save percentage.

This next moment in his career may get overshadowed by his Flames teammate Jarome Iginla winning Gold with Team Canada, but Kiprusoff's time at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics is deserving of a look.

Representing Finland at the Olympics, Kiprusoff started strong only allowing four goals in the Finns' first four games. Leading his team to a semi-final match against the Americans, the game would go poorly for Kiprusoff as he struggled with four goals on seven shots, being pulled in the process.

Kiprusoff would bounce back getting the start in the Bronze Medal game stopping 19 of 22 shots on Finland's 5-3 win over Slovakia.


2011 Heritage Classic

Over 40,000 Fans showed up on a chilly February afternoon to watch the second edition of the Heritage Classic. Seven years after the original hosted up the road in Edmonton, saw once again the Montreal Canadiens visit an Alberta team in the outdoors.


Kiprusoff was lights out at McMahon Stadium stopping all 39 shots he faced en route to the first outdoor game shutout in NHL history while being named the first star of the game.