Slovakia edges Switzerland

, Last Updated: 12:35 AM ET


GRAND FORKS, N.D. (CP) - In the seventh-place game of the world junior hockey championship on Monday, Marek Hascak's goal midway through the third period gave Slovakia a 3-2 win over Switzerland.

Tomas Bulik and Peter Olvecky added singles for Slovakia, which finished the consolation round with a 3-0 record and a 4-2 mark overall.

Yvan Benoit and Kevin Romy replied for the Swiss, which came into the tournament with high hopes but wound up eighth overall.






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