MOSCOW — Vasily Koshechkin made 15 saves and Nikita Nesterov scored on a power play early in the third period as Russia beat Canada 2-0 on Saturday in the Canadians’ final round-robin game at the Channel One Cup.
Sergey Plotnikov also scored for the Russians.
Ben Scrivens made 14 saves for Canada, which finished the tournament with a win and two losses.
The teams combined for just 31 shots on goal and Russia held a narrow 16-15 advantage. Canada outshot Russia 7-3 in the first period.
The game was scoreless until the third when Nikita Gusev set up Nesterov for the power-play goal and eventual winner 2:24 into the final frame.
Plotnikov made it 2-0 seven minutes later.