Swedes shoot early and often
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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