Salavat Yulaev beat Dinamo Riga with 2: 1 score
UFA, 13 September 2017. /Bashinform News Agency, Daria Petrova/.
The second home series of Salavat Yulaev (Ufa) games began with a victory over Dinamo (Riga).
In the first period, the owners of the ice had a few good moments, but they did not manage to outplay the guests' goalie.
Only in the beginning of the second period Linus Umark hit the net.
In the course of the second period HC Salavat Yulaev had a chance to double the advantage, and Dinamo also had a few moments, but Jānis Kalninsh and Ben Scrivens each time proved to be stronger than the opponents.
At the beginning of the third period, the guests twice violated the rules: first Lukas Lessio had a two-minute penalty , and then in half a minute Gunars Skvortsov occurred in the penalty box. At this time, Salavat Yulaev players did not miss the power play advantage — the goal was scored by Philip Larsen assisted by Teemu Hartikainen and Linus Umark.
Four minutes before the end of the match Ben Scrivens made a mistake, which ended in a goal against the Ufa team — scored Brandon McMillan.
The final score was 2: 1 in favor of Salavat Yulayev.
Already on Thursday, September 14, Salavat Yulaev hockey players will meet with HC Torpedo from Nizhny Novgorod on the "Ufa-Arena" ice.