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Switzerland beats US, faces Sweden for world title

Updated: May 18, 2013, 5:10 PM ET
Associated Press

STOCKHOLM -- Reto Berra made 29 saves, and Nino Niederreiter, Julian Walker and Reto Suri scored to help Switzerland beat the United States 3-0 on Saturday in the world hockey semifinals.

Switzerland, 9-0 in the tournament, will face Sweden in the final Sunday. Sweden beat Finland 3-0.

The last time Switzerland won a world championship medal was in 1953, when it took bronze.

"It's something historic for Swiss hockey and Switzerland itself. To get this far in the world tournament ...

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