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Sweden, Czech Republic both advance to world hockey semifinal round

The Hockey News

The Hockey News

COLOGNE, Germany - Sweden and the Czech Republic advanced to a semifinal showdown at the world hockey championship.

Sweden beat Denmark 4-2 in their quarter-final game Thursday.

The Czech Republic bot past Finland 2-1 in a shootout with goalie Tomas Vokoun stopping 29 shots and forcing two penalty misses.

Later on Thursday, Russia takes on Canada while Germany faces off against Switzerland.


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