Sweden wins in shootout at worlds
MINSK, Belarus -- Defending champion Sweden prevailed in a shootout to edge the Czech Republic 4-3 at the ice hockey world championship on Sunday and Russia handed Finland a 4-2 defeat for its second straight win.
Germany and Norway also made it two wins in two games, while France failed to build on its upset victory over Canada as it lost 2-1 to Italy.
Joakim Lindstrom scored the winning penalty for Sweden when he found the space between the pads of Alexander Salak.
The Czechs ...
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