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Jordan Eberle scored two goals to help lead Canada to a 4-3 win over France on Saturday.
Tyler Seguin opened the scoring on the power play 11:26 into the first period and Eberle doubled the lead 1:06 later. Eberle's goal was assistedby Nathan MacKinnon and Matt Duchene.
Before the end of the first, Julien Desrosiers tallied for France to make it a 2-1 game.
Seguin scored his second of the game on the power play seven minutes into the second period to make it 3-1 for Canada but France wouldn't go away quietly.
In the third, France scored two goals 35 seconds apart to tie the game at 3-3. Yorick Treille and Damian Fleury got the tallies.
However, 2:22 later Eberle saved the day with the game-winning goal midway through the third. The Oilers winger scored on the power play, from Brent Burns and Sidney Crosby to make the final 4-3. SWEDEN VS. SWITZERLAND
Sweden needed overtime to defeat Switzerland on Saturday, 2-1. Filip Forsberg scored 3:49 into the extra frame to get the victory for the Swedes.
Sweden initially got the lead 7:17 into the game when Elias Lindholm scored at even strength.
The game stayed 1-1 until Simon Bodenmann tied it 34 seconds into the third.
Anton Lander had 16:51 of icetime and two penalty minutes for Sweden while Oscar Klefbom had a shot on goal and was -1 in 21:49 to rank behind only Oliver Ekman-Larsson in icetime on his club. -- Marc Ciampa, edmontonoilers.com
The Edmonton Oilers have five players participating in the 2015 IIHF World Hockey Championship in Czech Republic: Jordan Eberle and Taylor Hall (Canada), Anton Lander and Oscar Klefbom (Sweden) and Matt Hendricks (United States).