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Sweden wins hockey worlds

Updated: May 19, 2013, 7:12 PM ET
Associated Press

STOCKHOLM -- Sweden became the first home team to win the world hockey championships in 27 years, beating Switzerland 5-1 on Sunday for its ninth title.

Vancouver Canucks star Henrik Sedin had two goals and an assist, and Buffalo Sabres goalie Jhonas Enroth made 26 saves to help Sweden become the first team to win the title on home ice since the Soviet Union in 1986. Switzerland earned its first medal in 60 years.

"It was a tight game," Sedin said. "It could have gone either way, ...

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