Hornqvist scores winner as Swedes edge Czechs

Patric Hornqvist scored the winning goal late in the third as Sweden beat the Czechs 5-3 on Sunday in the qualification round of the World Ice Hockey Championships.

The win in Quebec City assured Sweden of advancement to the tournament’s quarter final stage.

Depending on the result in Monday night’s game between Russia and Switzerland, Sweden could face either the Czech Republic, Switzerland or Russia in the quarter final.