Jacob Josefson scored a goal in Sweden’s 4-2 victory over France yesterday. He finished with 2g-2a-4pts & seven shots on goal in seven games during the preliminary round. Sweden (4-2-0-1) has clinched second place in Group A.
Tuomo Ruutu recorded two PIM & two shots on goal for Finland in its 3-2 shootout win over Belarus yesterday. He now has 0g-1a-1pt, four PIM & 15 shots overall through six games played. Finland (4-1-0-1) will conclude its preliminary round schedule today vs. Russia (4-1-0-1).
Artur Gavrus registered 1a & three shots on goal in Belarus’ 3-2 shootout loss to Finland yesterday. Gavrus now has 2g-3a-5pts, two PIM & 16 shots on goal through six games for Team Belarus (3-0-2-1) heading into today’s preliminary round finale vs. Norway (2-0-0-4).
Stefan Matteau is unable to compete for Team USA after suffering a broken index finger during an exhibition game.