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US edges Austria in OT, Canada routs Italy at hockey worlds


TAMPERE, Finland (AP) — Luke Hughes scored with 1:57 left in overtime to complete the United States’ comeback from two goals behind to edge Austria 3-2 at the ice hockey world championship. It was the Americans’ second win in two games in Group B in Tampere, Finland. Canada followed suit by cruising 6-1 past Italy for its second victory in Group A in Helsinki. Sweden and Switzerland also made it two wins from two. The Swedes beat the Czechs 5-3 in Group B while Switzerland shut out Denmark 6-0 in Group A. Norway prevailed in a penalty shootout to defeat Britain 4-3 in Group B and France beat Kazakhstan 2-1 in Group A.

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