Salavat Yulaev lost to Severstal in fourth match of home series
UFA, 19 September 2017. /Bashinform News Agency, Daria Petrova/.
HC Salavat Yulaev finished the home series of games.
The composition of the Salavat Yulaev has undergone a number of changes in this game. Instead of Ben Scrivens, who had committed a gross mistake in the previous match, Andrei Kareev defended the net. Also Denis Kulyash, Artem Fyodorov and Yevgeny Bodrov missed the match. But Maxim Goncharov returned to the ice. Ilya Zubov put on the captain's band, Grigory Panin became the secondary assist.
The first period did not bring any goals. The score was open only in the 7th minute of the second period. With the passes by Dmitry Kagarlitsky and Pavel Chernov, Alexander Bumagin sent the puck into the net.
In the third period the Ufa players staged a real thriller at the gate of Julius Gudachek, however despite the desperate attempts of the Salavat Yulaev players to score, the puck did not want to hit the gate. Playing in the powerplay, and the sixth field player to replace the goalkeeper were of no help. In the last second, Daniel Vovchenko hit the empty gates of the Salavat Yulaev. The final score of the meeting was 0: 2 in favor of the visiting team.