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Austria stuns Czechs, Sweden routs Britain at hockey worlds


TAMPERE, Finland (AP) — Austria has pulled off a major upset at the ice hockey world championship by stunning the Czech Republic 2-1 after prevailing in a penalty shootout. It was Austria’s first victory over the Czechs at a major tournament. Austria’s Peter Schneider was the only player to convert his penalty in the shootout. In another Group B game, Anton Bengtsson had two goals and an assist as Sweden routed Britain 6-0. 

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