Photos: Sweden ruins the party in Russia

 

Despite giving up a two-goal lead, Sweden advanced to the gold medal game for a second straight year. They will play the Americans.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Sweden forward Elias Lindholm, right, takes out Russia forward Kirill Kapustin, left, during first period semi-final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.</div>
 

Sweden forward Elias Lindholm, right, takes out Russia forward Kirill Kapustin, left, during first period semi-final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.

Photograph by: Nathan Denette, The Canadian Press

 
<div id="page1">Sweden forward Elias Lindholm, right, takes out Russia forward Kirill Kapustin, left, during first period semi-final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.</div>
Sweden's Filip Forsberg,centre is embarced by teammates during their semi-final match with Russia at the World Junior Ice Hockey championship in Ufa, Russia, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.
Sweden forward Sebastian Collberg, left, scores the game winning shoot out goal past Russia goalie Andrei Vasilevski during a shoot out at the semi-final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.
Sweden forward Elias Lindholm, right, takes out Russia forward Kirill Kapustin, left, during first period semi-final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.
Sweden forward Elias Lindholm, right, takes out Russia forward Kirill Kapustin, left, during first period semi-final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.
Sweden forward Filip Foresberg, right, celebrates his goal with teammate William Karlsson, left,while playing against Russia during first period semi-final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.
Sweden forward Elias Lindholm, right, reacts after scoring past Russia during first period semi-final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.
Sweden's Filip Forsberg, left, and Russia's Artyom Sergeyev clash during their semi-final match at the World Junior Ice Hockey championship in Ufa, Russia, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.
Sweden's Rickard Rakell, right, and Russia's Kirill Dyakov clash during their semi-final match at the World Junior Ice Hockey championship in Ufa, Russia, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.
Team Sweden celebrates after scoring past Russia goalie Andrei Vasilevski, top, during first period semi-final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.
Sweden forward Filip Sandberg (27) watches the puck go past Russia goalie Andrei Vasilevski, left,, during first period semi-final IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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