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Team USA, Canada lose at World

  |   May 4, 2009 at 6:33 PM
BERN, Switzerland, May 4 (UPI) -- Roman Wick scored 13 seconds into overtime Monday to give Switzerland a 4-3 win over Team USA at the 2009 World Hockey Championship at Bern, Switzerland.

Andres Ambuhl, Romano Lemm and Martin Pluss also scored for the Swiss, who will not advance to the quarterfinals.

Ron Hainsey scored two goals and Chris Higgins got the other for the Americans, who finished third in the group and advance to the quarters to play Finland Wednesday. Robert Esche allowed four goals on 25 shots for Team USA.

At Zurich, Switzerland, Hannes Hyvonen scored the game-winner in the shootout to enable Finland to reach the quarterfinals with a 4-3 victory over Canada.

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