01/05/2014 09:38 EST | Updated 03/07/2014 05:59 EST

World juniors 2014: Russia leading Canada 2-0 in bronze match

Russia is leading Canada 2-0 so far in the battle for bronze at the world junior championship in Sweden.

Mikhail Grigorenko scored a power play goal for the Russians to give them a 1-0 lead over Canada, 3½ minutes into the game. Eduard Gimatov scored the second goal just a few minutes later.

Team Canada had to settle for a chance to finish in third place in today's action after a 5-1 loss to Finland on Saturday.

The Canada-Russia pairing is the first of two games scheduled as the championship winds down. Later today, Sweden and Finland battle it out for gold.