Sweden extends its record winning streak in the preliminary round after a dominant 7-1 victory over the Czech Republic to 53 games

EDMONTON – Sweden extended their winning streak in the preliminary round of the Junior Ice Hockey World Championship to 53 games with a 7-1 win over the Czech Republic at the tournament opener for both teams on Saturday

Albin Sundsvik, Arvid Costmar, Emil Heieneman, Theodor Niederbach, Elmer Soderblom, Oscar Bjerselius and Noel Gunler scored goals for Sweden Philip Broberg and Victor Soderstrom each had three assists

Sweden has not lost in the preliminary round for 14 years. During the series, Sweden has only one gold medal in 2012

Sweden finished third in the Czech Republic last year and beat the hosts in the quarter-finals on the way to the bronze medal 5-0

Canada was supposed to face Germany, and the United States was supposed to tangle with Austria later on Saturday

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