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Canada wins 4-3 over Sweden in pre-world junior test
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Canada wins 4-3 over Sweden in pre-world junior test

Canada scored three unanswered goals in the first period, including one on the power play, and went on to defeat Sweden 4-3 on Monday in the final exhibition tune-up before Tuesday’s start of the rescheduled 2022 World Junior Hockey Championship at Rogers Place. Nathan Gaucher, Mason McTavish, Kent Johnson and Joshua Roy scored for the Canadians who led 3-1 after 40 minutes but had to fend off a spirited Sweden comeback in the third period.Theodor Niederbach, Jonathan Lekkerimaki and William Wallinder scored for Sweden, who lost a 2-1 overtime decision to Finland in an exhibition tilt on Aug. 4. This was Canada’s lone pre-tournament test.READ MORE: Thousands of tickets still up for grabs for World Junior Championship games in EdmontonCanada outshot Sweden 30-26 and went 1-for-4 wi...