Team Canada opened preliminary-round action at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games with a 4-3 loss against Russia.
Allan McShane of Collingwood was one of the three goal scorers for Canada, who trailed 4-1 at one point.
Team Canada also includes Connor Roberts from Owen Sound.
Captain Ty Smith of Lloydminster, Alberta and Luka Burzan of Surrey, B.C also scored for Canada.
Burzan says they played "a pretty good game" but they made a few mistakes and a few turnovers.
The Canadians will next play Finland on Monday at 11 AM.