Sweden defeated the Norwegians in the World Hockey Championship match, Nylander scored 1 + 2
MOSCOW, May 22 – The Swedish national team defeated the Norwegian team in the sixth round match of the group stage of the Ice Hockey World Championship, which takes place in Finland.
Group B meeting in Tampere ended with the score 7:1 (1:0, 4:0, 2:1) in favor of the Swedes. The winners included Jakob Peterson (12th, 29th minutes), Rasmus Asplund (32, 50), William Nylander (28), who also scored two assists, Lukas Wallmark (38) and Max Friberg (44). The Norwegians scored Tobias Fladeby (41).
Sweden, who have secured a place in the play-offs, are in second place in the Group B standings with 15 points. The Norwegians (5) are in sixth place and have lost the chance to reach the quarterfinals of the tournament. In the final match of the group stage on May 24, the Swedish team will play against the Latvians, the Norwegian team will meet with the Americans.
In a parallel match, the Swiss team defeated the French team with a score of 5:2 (0:2, 3:0, 2:0). The Swiss are the sole leader of Group A with 18 points from six matches, the French are in sixth place (5 points). In the next match, the Swiss team will play against the Germans, and the French team will meet with the Canadians, both meetings will be held on May 24.