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Canada Falls to Sweden at Worlds

by Staff Writer / Anaheim Ducks
Canada took a step backward on Sunday at the IIHF World Championships in Germany with a 3-1 loss to Sweden.

The Swedes took the lead early, getting a goal at the 2:35 mark of the first period from Johan Harju. Two goals in a span of 3:04 from Jonas Andersson put Canada in a three-goal deficit it could not overcome. The lone goal for the Canadians was scored by Capitals forward Brooks Laich following a nice deke move on Swedish goalie Jonas Gustavsson.

Ducks forward Corey Perry, who entered the game tied for third in the tournament with six points, did not score in 18:54 of playing time. Team Canada (3-2-0) will next play on Tuesday, when they take on the Czech Republic.
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