-- The Finnish National Junior Team is clinging to a 1-0 lead over Sweden midway through the second period of their semifinal round match in the 2012 World Junior Championship.
The Swedes are holding a 31-8 advantage in shots but haven't been able to solve goalie Sami Aittokallio
. Mika Zibanejad
, a first-round draft choice of the Ottawa Senators
, had a great opportunity to even the score for for the Swedes with 7:41 left in the second, but was denied by Aittokallio.
's first-period goal with 1:31 on the clock remains to be the difference so far.