Sweden blanks Germany to stretch shutout streak at world juniors

Sweden goaltender Carl Lindbom makes a save during second period IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship hockey action against Germany in Halifax on Tuesday, December 27, 2022. (Darren Calabrese/CP)

HALIFAX — Carl Lindbom stopped all 28 shots he faced as Sweden blanked Germany to stretch the Scandinavian country’s shutout streak to two games.

Adam Engstrom scored the only goal of the game in the dying seconds of the first period as Sweden (2-0-0) strengthened its hold on first in Group A.

Nikita Quapp turned aside 43 shots in net for Germany (0-1-0).

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