Czech rally in third period falls short
STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- Peter Forsberg, Mattias Ohlund and Henrik Zetterberg each scored on the power play for Sweden, which nearly blew a four-goal, third-period lead before holding on for a 4-3 win over the Czech Republic in the World Cup of Hockey on Wednesday.
The victory clinched home-ice advantage for Sweden in the quarterfinals. Sweden is 2-0 in the four-team European pool going into Saturday's round-robin finale against archrival Finland, which shut out the Czechs 4-0 Monday.
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