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Taylor Hall's goal on a penalty shot helps Canada secure 6-4 win over Sweden at the 2015 IIHF World Hockey Championship.
Oilers centre Anton Lander worked the puck from behind the net to out in front and scored just 5:05 into the game to give Sweden a 1-0 lead.
Victor Rask scored next, the puck deflecting in off his skate after a shot by Oilers defenceman Oscar Klefbom.
Filip Forsberg gave Sweden a 3-0 lead at the end of the first period.
Aaron Ekblad started the comeback for Canada, scoring at 6:42 of the second.
Oilers winger Taylor Hall put his own stamp on the rally, scoring on a penalty shot at 11:25.
Sean Couturier scored at 14:23 of the second to tie the game.
Trailing 4-3 in the third, Patrick Wiercioch scored to even things up again.
It was Tyler Ennis who gave Canada their first lead of the game at 13:30 of the third, assisted by Hall.
Tyler Seguin potted the empty-netter for the 6-4 win.
Hall finished the game with a goal, an assist and two shots on goal. Jordan Eberle recorded a helper on Wiercioch’s goal. Lander finished +2 with two shots on goal and his score, while Klefbom finished +1 with his one assist.
Sweden will try and rebound on Thursday, when they play Germany at 12:15 p.m. Canada plays France on Saturday, at 4:15 a.m. MDT.-- Chris Wescott, edmontonoilers.com
The Edmonton Oilers have five players participating in the 2015 IIHF World Hockey Championships in Czech Republic: Jordan Eberle and Taylor Hall (Canada), Anton Lander and Oscar Klefbom (Sweden) and Matt Hendricks (United States).