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WORLD JUNIOR HOCKEY: Canada tops United States in shootout

UND player Jonathan Toews scored three goals in the shootout to lead Canada to a 2-1 victory against the United States in the World Junior Championship on Wednesday in Sweden.

UND player Jonathan Toews scored three goals in the shootout to lead Canada to a 2-1 victory against the United States in the World Junior Championship on Wednesday in Sweden.

Toews shot three times and scored three times.

Team USA held a 1-0 lead after two periods on a goal by UND defenseman Taylor Chorney, but the Canadians evened it with less than eight minutes left in the third period on a power-play tally by Luc Bourdon. Nobody scored in overtime.

The U.S team, which includes UND's Chorney and Brian Lee, will play for the bronze medal. The Canadians and Toews will play for the gold medal.

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