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The US steals Sweden's hockey gold dreams

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post 6.Jan.2013, 10:15 AM
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Sweden failed to defend their World Junior Ice Hockey Championships gold on Saturday as the United States clinched a 3-1 win in the final in Ufa, Russia.

Sweden started out strong. Forward Filip Sandberg put the team ahead in the second period.

But the US turned the game, with Rocco Grimaldi scoring twice in a three-minute span and Vince Trochek adding an empty-net goal in the final seconds.

Despite massive pressure from Sweden towards the end of the game, the team failed to get the puck past US goalie John Gibson.

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post 6.Jan.2013, 04:05 PM
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That's too bad, as a U.S. citizen I was actually rooting for Sweden!
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post 8.Jan.2013, 05:01 PM
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What do you mean it is too bad? :-))
Go USA, here's to more victories in the future!!
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post 9.Jan.2013, 07:18 PM
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I always root for Sweden in hockey, fotboll, etc. even if they are playing the U.S.A.!
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