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Canada beat Sweden 4-3 in pre-world junior test

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Rogers Place arena sits empty after the cancellation of the IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship in Edmonton on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021.
Rogers Place after the cancellation of the IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship in Edmonton on Wednesday. The arena remains empty. December 29, 2021. Photo Credit JASON FRANSON /THE CANADIAN PRESS

Edmonton — Canada Scores 3 Unanswered Power A goal in the first period, including a goal in play, saw Sweden beat Sweden 4-3 on Monday in the final exhibition tune-up before the rescheduled start of the 2022 World Junior Hockey Championships at Rogers Place on Tuesday.

Goals from Nathan Gaucher, Mason McTavish, Kent Johnson and Joshua Roy led the Canadians to a 3-1 lead after 40 minutes, but they were out in the third period. I had to fend off a spirited Swedish comeback.

Theodor Niederbach, Jonathan Lekkerimaki and William Wallinder scored for Sweden, but Sweden scored for Sweden at her 4th August exhibition on her tilt and she beat Finland in a 2-1 overtime decision. lost to This was Canada's only pre-tournament test.

Canada beat Sweden her 30-26 to win 1-4. Sweden went 0-5 with her on the power play.

Dyland Garland started in the Canadian net, stopping all 15 of his shots he faced. He was replaced by Sebastian Cossa at 9:21 of the second period, stopping 8 of 11 shots.

Canada will start the tournament on Wednesday against Latvia, while Sweden will also start the tournament on Wednesday against Switzerland.

The first attempt at the World Junior Hockey Championship was cut short to December due to the spread of COVID-19. In this reboot at Rogers Place, 10 of his U-20 teams are ready to battle for the coveted medal.

POKE CHECKS: Worlds his juniors, who play every match at Rogers Place, will open with three matches on Tuesday. Slovakia will face the Czech Republic in their opening match, followed by Finland vs Latvia and Germany vs USA.

This Canadian Press report was first published on August 8, 2022.

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