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It happened on January 6, 2012
The Swedish team won the U20 world championships, outscoring Russia’s smallest mark by 1-0 after extra time. It was Mika Zibanejad who delivered the « Tre Kronor » after 70’09 minutes of play.
Dominating most of the game, the young Swedes clashed with Russian goalkeeper Andrei Makarov who stopped 57 shots before losing in extra time.
The Russians have only tried their luck 17 times throughout the meeting. They were notably dominated 22-1 in shots during the intermediate period.
Note that it is the Swiss referee Brent Reiber who officiated during this game.
In the small final, Canada didn’t go into details and beat Finland 4-0 to claim the bronze medal.
The other titles of the day
Elite A: Geneva beats Friborg, Biel loses
NLA: the derby in Friborg, Zurich continues
HCS: a crown of kings action
Towards a transfer from B. Conz to Rappi?
KHL: Dinamo Riga resumes smoothly
Kloten: Dupont and Santala extend
NHL: Boston wins, Chicago loses
HCA: Geoffrey Vauclair out ten days
Steve Kellenberger from Kloten in Biel
Zug surely without Brunner in Ambri
HCAP: Noreau fit, not Elias Bianchi
ZSC Lions: one player in the infirmary
Olympic Games 2014: W. Augsburger resigns
HCD: several returns to competition
SCB: changes in the lines
AdN: difficult evening for Roman Josi