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Swedes shoot early and often

Updated: September 1, 2004, 12:51 AM ET
Reuters

STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- Mats Sundin had a goal and two assists to lead Sweden past Germany 5-2 Tuesday in the World Cup of Hockey opener for both teams.

Sundin's goal was a gem, as he whipped a powerful backhander from the right circle past goalie Olaf Kolzig 1:59 into the second period to give Sweden a 2-1 lead.

"It's always fun to score a goal, to show the new, young guys," said the Swedish captain, at age 33 one of the oldest players on the team. "It was also nice to begin ...

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