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2020 WJC Recap - Day 3

Heinola helps Finland to big win over Slovakia

by Mitchell Clinton @MitchellClinton / WinnipegJets.com

After a day away from game action on Friday, both members of the Winnipeg Jets organization playing in the 2020 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship in Ostrava and Trinec, Czech Republic were back on the ice on Saturday.

Ville Heinola and Finland earned an 8-1 win over Slovakia, with Heinola picking up an assist in the victory.

Finland now has a regulation win and an overtime loss on their record. Next up, they face Kazakhstan on Sunday.

As for David Gustafsson, he and his squad from Sweden took on Switzerland - the same team that eliminated them in the quarter final of last year's event.

Sweden got a bit of retribution, earning a 5-2 win in regulation to improve their record to 1-1-0-0.

Gustafsson had three shots on goal in the victory.

Next on Sweden's schedule is a match-up with Kazakhstan on December 30.

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