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Canada, Sweden play for first place in Group B on TSN

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TSN.ca Staff
4/22/2013 8:39:21 PM
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Canada and Sweden will meet on Tuesday morning with first place on the line in Group B at the World Under-18 Championship.

You can see all the action from Sochi, Russia on TSN and TSN Mobile TV beginning at 7am et/4am pt.

Both countries sport 3-0 records and aim to capture the group on the final day of round-robin play. The first-place finisher will draw the fourth-place country from Group A in the quarter-finals, while the team that finishes second faces the third-place country.

Canada earned a 10-1 win over Switzerland on Monday after receiving goals from eight different skaters. Josh Morrissey and Laurent Dauphin each had a pair for the Canadians and Spencer Martin made 20 saves in the win.

Canada opened the tournament with a 4-1 win over Slovakia and a 3-1 victory over Germany.

Sweden has cruised through its games as well, beating Germany 9-1, Switzerland 6-0, and adding a 5-2 decision over Slovakia.

Connor McDavid of the Erie Otters leads Canada in scoring and is second overall at the tournament with two goals and five assists through three games.

McDavid, Reinhart, and Klimchuk (Photo: Matthew Murnaghan/HHOF-IIHF Images)

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(Photo: Matthew Murnaghan/HHOF-IIHF Images)
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