Roman Lyubimov scored the winner on the facility play as Russia held on for a three-2 victory over Canada on Monday to wrap-up preliminary spherical play on the Sochi Hockey Open.

Stanislav Galiyev, on the facility play, and Artyom Fyodorov additionally had targets for the Russians.

Gilbert Brule had an influence-play purpose to tie the sport at 2-2 for Canada in the second interval. Maxim Noreau additionally chipped in and Brandon Kozun had two assists.

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Vladislav Sukhachyov and Igor Shestyorkin cut up time in internet for Russia. Kevin Poulin took the loss.

Canada (1-1) received its tournament opener over HC Sochi 1-zero in extra time on Sunday.

The tournament is getting used as an analysis course of for head coach Willie Desjardins forward of subsequent 12 months’s Olympics in Pyeongchang.

Issues bought feisty on the finish of the second interval when a lot of gamers fought close to the Canadian bench.