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2019 World Championship: Blackhawks’ Marcus Kruger scores in Sweden’s rout of Austria

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Sweden 9, Austria 1

Marcus Kruger scored a goal and had an assist in Sweden’s blowout victory against Austria.

Kruger made it 2-0 just 2:37 into the game when he rushed to the net and batted in a bouncing rebound from Oskar Lindblom’s shot to make it 2-0.