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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Swedes Blank U.S.

AMHERST, Massachusetts () -- Swedish goalie Per Ragnar Bergkvist blanked the United States 3-0 and Russia used five second-period goals to rout Finland 6-2 to advance to the world junior ice hockey semifinals.

Sweden (3-1-1) will play the Czech Republic (2-0-2) and Russia (3-1-1) plays undefeated Canada (4-0) in Wednesday's semifinals.

Bergkvist, who started the tournament as a backup, stopped 23 U.S. shots Monday as Sweden got goals from Nils Ehman, Johan Molin and Johan Davidsson.

(For other results, see Scorecard.)