Sweden beats Austria to improve to 2-0 in world juniors

Sweden's Ludvig Jansson (12) and Austria's Senna Peeters (17) battle for the puck during third period IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship action in Edmonton on Friday August 12, 2022. (Jason Franson/CP)

EDMONTON, Alberta — Defenceman Emil Andrae had two goals and an assist and Sweden beat Austria 6-0 on Friday to improve to 2-0 in the world junior hockey championship.

Isak Rosen and Fabian Lysell each had a goal and an assist, and Simon Edvinsson and Theodor Niederbach also scored in the Group B game. Calle Clang made 14 saves.

Sebastian Wraneschitz stopped 35 shots for Austria (0-2).

In Group A at night, Matej Kaslik scored in the fifth round of a shootout to give Slovakia a 3-2 victory over Latvia. Slovakia is 1-2, and Latvia 0-3.

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