Friday's World Hockey Championship Grouped Summaries

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QUEBEC - Semifinal summaries Friday from the IIHF world hockey championship:

Canada 5 vs. Sweden 4

First Period

1. Canada, Heatley 11 (Burns, Green) 5:35 (pp)

2. Sweden, Stralman 3 (Weinhandl) 19:15

Penalties - Stralman Swe (tripping) 0:35, Johansson Swe (cross-checking) 4:30, Bouwmeester Cda (interference) 6:04.

Second Period

3. Sweden, Wallin 2 (Martensson, Weinhandl) 2:46

4. Canada, Getzlaf 3 (Green) 3:58 (pp)

5. Canada, Mayers 2 (Chimera, Spezza) 7:31

6. Sweden, Stralman 4 (Nilsson) 11:26 (pp)

7. Canada, Nash 6 (Getzlaf, Heatley) 12:29

8. Canada, Green 4 (Leclaire) 19:53 (pp)

Penalties - Stralman Swe (hooking) 3:06, Keith Cda (hooking), Roy Cda (roughing), Holmqvist Swe (roughing) 10:56, Burns Cda (tripping) 15:47, Wallin Swe (hooking) 18:31, Frogren Swe (double high-sticking) 19:30.

Third Period

9. Sweden, Warg 2 (Fabricius, Wallin) 14:21

Penalties - None.

Shots on goal by

Canada 12 15 11-38

Sweden 11 12 11-34

Goal (shots-saves) - Canada: Leclaire (W,3-0-0); Sweden: Lundqvist (27-22) (L,3-1-0), Tellqvist (20:00 second) (11-11).

Power plays (goals-chances) - Canada: 3-6; Sweden: 1-3.

Referees - Rick Looker (U.S.), Jyri Petteri Ronn (Finland). Linesmen - Stefan Fonselius (Finland), Milan Novak (Slovakia).

Attendance - 13,026.

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Russia 4 vs. Finland 0

First Period

1. Russia, Fedorov 5 (Ovechkin, Semin) 13:41

Penalties - Lepisto Fin (hooking) 1:55, Grebeshkov Rus (cross-checking) 11:01, Zinoviev Rus (high-sticking) 14:13, Semin Rus (cross-checking), Ruutu Fin (roughing) 20:00.

Second Period

2. Russia, Zaripov 3 (Zinoviev, Markov) 3:44

Penalties - O. Jokinen Fin (holding the stick) 10:31; Ovechkin Rus (interference) 14:35.

Third Period

3. Russia, Morozov 5 (Zinoviev, Nikulin) 12:15 (pp)

4. Russia, Sushinsky 4 (Tereshchenko) 17:56

Penalties - Salmela Fin (boarding) 1:39, Finland bench (too many men) (served by Pirnes) 7:31, Finland bench (too many men) (served by Pirnes) 11:31, Tereshchenko Rus (hooking) 13:02, O.Jokinen Fin (high-sticking) 17:56.

Shots on goal by

Russia 5 9 13-27

Finland 9 5 9-23

Goal - Russia: Nabokov (W,4-0-0); Finland: Backstrom (L,5-2-0).

Power plays (goals-chances) - Russia: 1-6; Finland: 0-4.

Referees - Danny Kurmann (Switzerland), Brent Reiber (Switzerland). Linesmen - Ivan Dedioulia (Belarus), Sylvan Losier (Canada).

Attendance - 11,159.

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