September 10, 2016

GOTHENBURG, Sweden (AP) Loui Eriksson and Patric Hornqvist scored twice each to lead Sweden past Finland 6-3 in the Scandinavian rivals' second warmup game for the World Cup of Hockey on Saturday.

On Thursday, Finland won 3-2 in Helsinki in overtime.

Rasmus Ristolainen and captain Mikko Koivu scored 3:05 apart in the middle period for Finland to cut the Swedish lead to 3-2 after Eriksson netted his two in the opening period and Hornqvist added one in the second.

Nicklas Backstrom, Hornqvist, and Filip Forsberg sealed the Swedish victory with goals in the final period.

Erik Haula scored the third for Finland.

The tournament opens next weekend in Toronto.

Finland faces the United States in its final warmup on Tuesday, while Sweden meets Team Europe on Wednesday.

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