Pavel Tyutnev’s goal sealed the win for Russia against Switzerland

Team Russia gathers around goaltender Askarov Yaroslav prior to first period against team Sweden during IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship action in Red Deer, Alta., Sunday, Dec. 26, 2021 (Jonathan Hayward/CP).

RED DEER — Danila Yurov had a goal and an assist as Russia downed Switzerland.

Pavel Tyutnev scored the winning goal late in the first period as Russia (1-1) jumped out to an early 3-0 lead.

Dmitri Zlodeyev and Matvei Michkov also scored for Russia.

Attilio Biasca and Fabian Ritzmann scored for Switzerland (0-1).

Yegor Guskov made 16 saves for Russia, while Kevin Pasche stopped 28 shots for Switzerland.

Later in Red Deer, Sweden faced Slovakia.

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