Team Sweden defeated Canada and won the title of world champion in hockey. About it the correspondent “Tapes.ru”.
The meeting was held on Sunday, may 21, in Cologne and ended with the victory of the Scandinavian teams in the shootout.
At the end of the second period the score was opened by the defender of Sweden national team Victor Hedman. At the beginning of the third 20-minute Ryan O Reilly restored the equality. Before the end of regulation game time teams never managed to score. Saw the heads of the audience during the 20-minute overtime.
In the penalty shootout teams made four shots, the Canadians failed to realize any attempt, the Swedes scored twice.
Canada has won the last two world Championships. The Swedes last won the world championship in 2013.
In the match for third place, which was held earlier on Sunday, the Russian team with the score 5:3 beat the team of Finland.