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Sweden's hockey heroes to greet fans in Stockholm today

Swedish players celebrate their victory over Switzerland. Photo: AP Photo/Petr David Josek

Published: 21.May.2018 07:28 hrs

Sweden's ice hockey champs are set to enjoy a triumphant homecoming on Monday after retaining their world championship title with a dramatic shoot-out victory.

Filip Forsberg of the NHL's Nashville Predators scored the winning penalty as Sweden came back from 1-0 down in the shoot-out to win 2-1 following a 2-2 draw after overtime.

Surprise finalists Switzerland had been aiming for their first world title in Copenhagen, while Sweden claimed an 11th crown.

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