Ville Koivunen scored twice and added an assist when Finland defeated Austria 7-1 on Monday in the world youth hockey championships.
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Brad Lambert scored a goal and two assists for Finland (2-0), while Kalle Vaisanen, Samuel Helenius, Kasper Simontaival and Topi Niemela completed the attack.
Goalkeeper Juha Jatkola made eight saves for the victory.
Martin Urbanek was Austria’s only scorer (0-1), while Sebastian Wraneschitz stopped 41 shots at the net.
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Germany beat Czechia 2-1
At Edmonton, Alexander Blank scored his second goal of the game in extra time when Germany defeated the Czech Republic 2-1.
Blank scored 1:20 of the extra mark to give the Germans (1-1) their first victory of the tournament.
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Blank opened the scoring at 12:29 pm in the second period, but Jan Mysak tied it just over 10 minutes later.
Florian Bugl made 39 saves for Germany.
Jan Bednar stopped 30 shots for the Czech Republic (0-2), who added their first point of the tournament despite the loss.
Russia win 4-2 over Switzerland
In Red Deer, Alta., Russia faced Switzerland and Sweden faced Slovakia.
Danila Yurov had a goal and an assist when Russia defeated Switzerland.
Pavel Tyutnev scored the winning goal late in the first period as Russia (1-1) jumped 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 saved 28 shots for Switzerland.
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