Canada White fell 5-3 as Finland beat the Czechs 3-0 in this afternoon’s World under-17 challenge exhibition games.
Although Canada got on the board early with a shorthanded goal, Russia quickly answered with 2 goals.
Their tic-tac-toe style of play kept Team Canada White at bay.
By the end of the second they were behind 3-1 as tensions mounted.
Canada would score once to open the third but Russia would add two more goals to keep the lead.
Canada White fell 5-3 at the Essar Centre.
The win for Finland was across town at the John Rhodes Community Center.