Finland beats Austria 10-1
Jyri Niemi had two goals and two assists to help Finland beat
Austria 10-1 on Wednesday in the world junior hockey
Joonas Rask, Jani Lujunen, Mikael Granlund, Aleksi Laakso and
Toni Rajala also scored for Finland, 2-1 in Group B play. Austria
dropped to 0-3.
On Thursday, Finland will face Sweden (3-0).
In Group A in Saskatoon, Switzerland beat Latvia 7-5 to improve
to 1-2. Tim Weber scored the go-ahead goal for Switzerland in the
Latvia finished group play 0-4.
On Thursday night in Saskatoon, the United States will face
five-time defending champion Canada for the top spot in Group A.
Both teams are 3-0.