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Sweden cuts deficit to 2-1 early in the third

Tuesday, 01.03.2012 / 6:48 PM

By Mike G. Morreale - NHL.com Staff Writer / 2012 World Junior Championship blog

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Sweden cuts deficit to 2-1 early in the third
CALGARY - William Karlsson has pulled Sweden to within 2-1 on a power-play goal just 3:11 into the third period.

Finland's Simo-Pekka Riikola was whistled for hooking at 2:38 and the Swedes would make him pay 49 seconds later when Karlsson drove the slot and had the puck deflect off his leg and behind goalie Sami Aittokallio.

Max Friberg had taken the intial shot.
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