Sweden ousts Canada at under-18 worlds
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.