Swe­den ousts Canada at un­der-18 worlds

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SPISSKA NOVA VES, Slo­vakia – Ja­cob Olof­s­son scored twice as Swe­den downed Canada 7-3 in quar­ter-fi­nal ac­tion Thurs­day at the world un­der-18 hockey tour­na­ment.

Fabian Zet­ter­lund and Erik Brannstrom both added a goal and an as­sist for Swe­den while Oskar Back, Emil Bem­strom and Isac Lun­de­strom also scored. Adam Ah­man stopped 25 shots. Matthew Strome, MacKen­zie En­twistle and Maxime Com­tois replied for Canada. Ian Scott made 28 saves.

The Cana­di­ans ended the tour­na­ment with con­sec­u­tive losses af­ter drop­ping a 6-3 de­ci­sion to Fin­land in their fi­nal pre­lim­i­nary round con­test Tues­day.

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