Canada clinches first place in their group with win over Switzerland at world hockey championship

National Post

PRAGUE, Czech Republic — Sean Couturier had a goal and two assists as Canada remained undefeated at the world hockey championship with a 7-2 rout of Switzerland on Sunday.

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Canada (6-0-0) clinched first place in Group A with the win.

Tyler Seguin, Nathan McKinnon, Aaron Ekblad, Jordan Eberle, Cody Eakin and Claude Giroux also scored as Canada used a balanced attack to beat the Swiss.
Morris Trachsler and Damien Brunner scored Switzerland’s goals.

Canada finishes round-robin play Tuesday against Austria.

Seguin opened the scoring just 50 seconds into the game with his fifth goal of the season. Reto Berra failed to handle a Jake Muzzin shot cleanly and Seguin shovelled the loose puck into the net.

Switzerland drew level on a soft goal at the 6:21 mark. Trachsler put the puck on net from the…

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