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Nylander scores lone goal in Sweden's 1-0 win over US at world juniors

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HELSINKI - Alexander Nylander scored and Linus Soderstrom made 46 saves as Sweden blanked the United States 1-0 on Monday at the world junior hockey championship.

Nylander was sent in on a breakaway early in the second period and beat Alex Nedeljkovic for the game's lone goal at Helsinki Ice Hall.

The Americans outshot Sweden 46-23.

Sweden (2-0) leads Group A with six points while the U.S. fell to 1-1 with the loss.

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