Swedes, without stars, reach 5th straight semi
VIENNA, Austria -- Canada and Sweden are each one victory away from a third straight final at the world hockey championship.
That's hardly a surprise for the star-studded Canadians, who have won the last two titles and returned this year with some of the NHL's best players. Sweden, however, advanced to its fifth straight semifinals practically short-handed.
Peter Forsberg, Nicklas Lidstrom, Markus Naslund and Mats Sundin
all decided to pass on this year's tournament, but that ...
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