Adam Gaudette and Team USA move to 4-1, as Canada falls at the world ice hockey championship

TAMPERE Finland Ottawa SenatorsForward Adam GaudetteThe United States defeated Sweden 3-2 in overtime at the world ice hockey title on Saturday. Canada lost 6-3 to Switzerland in a game between previously unbeaten players.

Gaudette was involved with all three Team USA goals. He scored the American's first goal and also assisted. Winnipeg Jets defenseman Nate SchmidtOn the second. Team USA improved to 4-1 overall with the win. The only loss was against host Finland.

Canada's four-game streak of unbeaten starts was ended by Switzerland. Nico Hischier, a forward to the New Jersey DevilsFormer NHL No. One of six players who scored goals for the Swiss, he was the overall pick.

Canada scored all its goals during the first period, before Switzerland rallied with 4 unanswered goals after going 3-2 down.

This puts Switzerland at the top of Group A, the only unbeaten team remaining in the championship.

Group B is led by the Olympic gold medalist Finns after they won their fifth game in six against Austria.

Other games: The Czech Republic defeated Norway 4-1, Denmark beat France, and Juraj Slafkovsky (18 years old) was the Olympic tournament MVP. Slovakia beat Italy 3-1.

This report was compiled by the Associated Press.

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