MALMO, Sweden - Alexander Wennberg had two goals and an assist as Sweden beat Scandinavian rival Finland 4-2 Saturday at the world junior hockey championship.
Lindell opened the scoring for Finland just 41 seconds into the game, but the hosts quickly regained their composure and tied the score less than four minutes later on Wennberg's first of the game.
Sweden took control of the game in the second period with a pair of goals. Johnson put Sweden up 2-1 with a goal at 14:04 of the period, and de la Rose gave the hosts a two-goal lead at 16:19.
Finland pulled within a goal on Ristolainen's goal 45 seconds into the final period, but Wennberg's second of the game at 7:27 put the game away.
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