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Canada beats US 5-3 in world junior hockey

January 1, 2015

MONTREAL (AP) — Arizona Coyotes prospect Max Domi scored two empty-net goals to help Canada beat the United States 5-3 on Wednesday in the ice hockey World Junior Championship.

Captain Curtis Lazar and Sam Reinhart also scored for Canada. The Canadians finished 4-0 in round-robin play in Group A to advance to a quarterfinal in Toronto against the fourth-place team in Group B.

Canada led 3-2 late in the third when Domi scored into an empty net. Dylan Larkin, with his second of the game, got one back for the U.S., and Domi had another empty-netter with 5 seconds left.

Anthony DeAngelo also scored for the U.S. (2-1-1), which finished second in the pool and will stay in Montreal to play the third-place team in Group B.

In Group B in Toronto, Oskar Lindblom scored three goals and Sweden beat Switzerland 5-1 to finish round-robin play 4-0. Jens Looke and Adrian Kempe also scored and Maple Leafs draft pick William Nylander had three assists. Sweden had four power-play goals.

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