VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Pavel Shen scored the go-ahead objective in the third interval and Russia defeated Canada 2-1 Monday in the world junior hockey championship.
With the win, Russia (Four-Zero-Zero-Zero) claimed the highest spot in Group A in the preliminary spherical. Canada (Three-1-Zero-Zero) completed second in the group.
Shen, a Boston Bruins prospect, scored 11 minutes into the third interval, skating round Canada’s Markus Phillips and tucking the puck behind DiPietro.
Florida Panthers prospect Grigori Denisenko scored Russia’s first objective.
Canada’s Cody Glass scored off an help from Owen Tippett. Vancouver Canucks prospect Michael DiPietro stopped 29 pictures for the Canadians.
Russia’s Pyotr Kochetkov had 30 saves.
In Group B, Sweden locked up the highest spot with a Four-1 victory over Kazakhstan. The U.S. is scheduled to shut out preliminary spherical play towards Finland on Monday.
The People fell 5-Four to Sweden in its third preliminary spherical sport.
All 10 groups in the match may have New 12 months’s Day without work earlier than video games resume on Wednesday.
Russia will face Slovakia in the quarterfinals. Canada will play the loser of the sport between Finland and the U.S.