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Sweden downs Czech Republic; Pavelec doesn't play

Ondrej Pavelec

GARY LAWLESS / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

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SOCHI, Russia – Sweden flexed its Olympic muscles in the opening game of this tournament taking a 4-2 win over the Czech Republic on the strength of two goals from Erik Karlsson.

Patrick Berglund and Henrik Zetterberg also scored for the Swedes while Jaromir Jagr and Marek Zidlicky replied for the Czechs.

Winnipeg Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec was a surprise scratch for the Czechs who instead started Jakub Kovar. Kovar was chased early in the second after giving up a 3-0 lead for Sweden.

Pavelec is expected to play for the Czechs against Latvia.

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SOCHI, Russia – Sweden flexed its Olympic muscles in the opening game of this tournament taking a 4-2 win over the Czech Republic on the strength of two goals from Erik Karlsson.

Patrick Berglund and Henrik Zetterberg also scored for the Swedes while Jaromir Jagr and Marek Zidlicky replied for the Czechs.

Winnipeg Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec was a surprise scratch for the Czechs who instead started Jakub Kovar. Kovar was chased early in the second after giving up a 3-0 lead for Sweden.

Pavelec is expected to play for the Czechs against Latvia.

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