Sweden 8, Czech Republic 2

POSSLER’S PAIR LEADS SWEDEN TO PRE-TOURNAMENT WIN OVER CZECHS

LANGLEY, B.C. – Gustav Possler scored twice to lead the way offensively as Sweden routed the Czech Republic 8-2 in 2011 World Junior A Challenge pre-tournament action on Saturday afternoon at the Langley Events Centre.

Possler also added an assist for a three-point performance, while Tommy Stenqvist chipped in with three helpers.

Seeven different players scored goals and 15 recorded at least a point for the Swedes, who outshot the Czechs 17-1 in the first period and led 6-0 after two.

Calle Andersson, Filip Sandberg, Tobias Törnqvist, Alexander Wennberg, Erik Karlsson and Jesper Pettersson also scored for the Swedes, who held a 34-24 advantage overall in shots on goal.

Matej Zadrazil and Radim Matus scored the goals for the Czech Republic, which is making its debut at this year’s tournament.

Both teams open the 2011 World Junior A Challenge on Monday – the Czechs face Canada East in the early game (4 p.m. PT), while the Swedes take on the three-time defending gold medallists from the U.S. in the late contest (7:30 p.m. PT).

Game Information
Game Number 2 Round Exhibition
Arena Langley Events Centre City, Country Langley, B.C.
Month / Day / Year 11/5/2011 Time 2:00 PM PT
Attendance ---- Game Status Final

Box Score 1 2 3 Total
Sweden (SWE) 1 5 2 8
Czech Republic (CZE) 0 0 2 2

Goals/Penalties
First Period

Goals: 
   18:00 SWE 4 Calle Andersson (17 Anton Brehmer, 5 Linus Arnesson) 

Penalties: 
04:45 CZE 21 Erik Nemec (Tripping) 
12:19 CZE 8 Adam Hawlik (Interference) 
14:54 SWE 13 Tobias Törnkvist (Interference)

Second Period

Goals: 
   01:06 SWE 21 Filip Sandberg (23 Erik Karlsson, 5 Linus Arnesson) 
   10:58 SWE 20 Gustav Possler (22 Elias Lindholm, 8 Tommy Stenqvist) 
   13:36 SWE 13 Tobias Törnkvist (3 Ludwig Bystrom) 
   16:27 SWE 25 Alexander Wennberg (8 Tommy Stenqvist, 12 Jesper Fröden) PP 
   18:15 SWE 20 Gustav Possler (8 Tommy Stenqvist, 22 Elias Lindholm) 

Penalties: 
02:57 SWE 6 Jesper Pettersson (Interference) 
06:39 SWE 23 Erik Karlsson (Slashing) 
11:26 SWE 13 Tobias Törnkvist (Holding) 
14:48 CZE 15 Ondrej Slovacek (High Sticking)

Third Period

Goals: 
   04:19 CZE 18 Matej Zadrazil (16 Petr Koblasa) PP 
   09:30 CZE 17 Radim Matus (21 Erik Nemec, 3 Vojtech Zadrazil) 
   13:29 SWE 23 Erik Karlsson (14 Mattias Kalin) PP 
   19:19 SWE 6 Jesper Pettersson (9 Hampus Lindholm, 20 Gustav Possler) 

Penalties: 
02:03 SWE 5 Linus Arnesson (High Sticking) 
03:43 SWE 13 Tobias Törnkvist (10-Minute Misconduct) 
05:42 SWE 4 Calle Andersson (Roughing) 
05:42 CZE 20 Euvstathio Soumelidis (Roughing) 
07:28 SWE 20 Gustav Possler (Bench - Coach) 
13:26 CZE 15 Ondrej Slovacek (Slashing) 
19:42 CZE 4 Lukas Buchta (Slashing)


Goaltenders
Sweden 1 Oscar Dansk On 1/0:00 Off 2/10:38
30 Mathias Israelsson On 2/10:39 Off 3/20:00
Czech Republic 30 Marek Langhamer On 1/00:00 Off 2/09:09
1 Patrik Polivka On 2/09:10 Off 3/20:00

Shots on Goal 1 2 3 Total
Sweden 17 12 5 34
Czech Republic 1 14 9 24
Scoreboard
Thursday, May 16, 2013
3:00 p.m. AT WST2 5 - WST1 2
Preliminary
7:30 p.m. AT EST 4 - HST 2
Preliminary
Friday, May 17, 2013
  OFF DAY  
Saturday, May 18, 2013
2:00 p.m. AT CEN 4 - WST2 5 (OT)
Semifinal
6:00 p.m. AT HST 3- WST1 2 (OT)
Semifinal
Sunday, May 19, 2013
7:00 p.m. AT HST 1 - WST2 3
Championship



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