TRINEC — Sweden extended its win streak to 51 games in the preliminary round with a convincing victory over Kazakhstan.
Samuel Fagemo, with two goals for the second game in a row, Linus Oberg, Nils Hoglander, Jonatan Berggren and Lucas Raymond scored for the Swedes.
Sweden leads Group A with two regulation wins and an overtime win.
Sweden’s preliminary-round win streak stretches back to 2007, but the country has captured just one gold (2012) during the run.
Oleg Boiko and Maxim Musorov scored for Kazakhstan (0-4), which will head to the relegation round.
Swedish backup goalie Jesper Eliasson made his world junior debut, finishing with 17 saves.
Sweden outshot Kazakhstan 35-19.
Sweden can secure top spot in the group with a win over Slovakia on Tuesday.