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Sweden Wins IIHF Gold Over Canada

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Sweden Wins Gold Over Canada –  Nicklas Backstrom and Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored in the shootout for Sweden as it beat Canada 2-1 to win gold at the world hockey championship. Henrik Lundqvist picked up the win in net with 42 saves.  Lundqvist stopped Mitch Marner in the shootout to secure the gold for Sweden.

Earlier on Sunday, Russia defeated Finland 5-3 to capture its second consecutive bronze medal.