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JUNIOR HOCKEY REIGN ENDS FOR CANADA

Maksim Afinogenov scored with 39 seconds left in overtime as Russia ended Canada's reign as World Junior hockey champions with a 2-1 quarterfinal win in Helsinki.

Canada had won five consecutive titles and captured seven of the last eight championships.

In the other quarterfinals, the Czech Republic defeated the United States, 4-1; Switzerland beat Sweden on penalty shots after a 1-1 tie; and Finland crushed Kazakstan, 14-1.

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