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U.S. slips past Sweden to win gold

Updated: January 5, 2013, 7:12 PM ET
Associated Press

UFA, Russia -- The United States won the junior ice hockey championships on Saturday after Rocco Grimaldi scored twice and Vince Trocheck added an empty-net goal to clinch a 3-1 win over Sweden in the final.

Filip Sandberg put defending champion Sweden ahead on a power play early in the second period, but Grimaldi then scored twice in a three-minute span to swing the game in the Americans' favor.

He powered from behind the net to score an equalizer from a narrow angle, and then redirected ...

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