Posted January 05, 2012 on AP on Fox
Mika Zibanejad scored at 10:09 of overtime to give Sweden its second world junior hockey title, 1-0 over Russia on Thursday night. Zibanejad stole the puck from Nikita Gusev at the blue line, broke in on goalie Andrei Makarov and scored on a backhander. Makarov made 57 saves. Johan Gustafsson stopped 17 shots for Sweden, also the tournament winner in 1981. In the third-place game, Mark Visentin stopped a second-period penalty shot and made 27 saves in Canada's 4-0 victory over Finland. Quinton Howden scored twice, and Tanner Pearson and Mark Scheifele added goals.
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