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Golden again: Canada beats Sweden 5-1 to win world junior championship

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OTTAWA - Canada is golden again at the world junior hockey championship.

Dustin Tokarski stopped 39 shots on Monday as Canada beat Sweden 5-1 to capture the tournament for the fifth straight year. Cody Hodgson, with two, P.K. Subban, Angelo Esposito and Jordan Eberle scored goals for Canada.

John Tavares added two assists and finished as the tournament's leading scorer with 16 points.

Joakim Andersson replied for the Swedes, who lost the final game to Canada for a second straight year.

Canada's penalty killing was a major factor in the game, with the hosts keeping Sweden off the board each of the seven times they held a man advantage.

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