Salavat Yulaev beat Tractor and came forward in series
UFA, 21 March 2018. /Bashinform News Agency, Ksenia Kalinina/.
In Chelyabinsk, the Ufa Salavat Yulaev defeated HC Tractor in the third round of the quarter finals of the KHL playoffs — 3: 2. The Chelyabinsk team was better in the beginning – it led by two goals after two periods. But in the third frame, the Erkki Westerlund's wards manage to regain the initiative – they hit the opponent's net thrice in four minutes and nine seconds.
According to the press service of HC Salavat Yulaev, first Maxim Mayorov moved a puck to the offensive zone, where it ricocheted from the skate of Mikhail Yunkov into the net. Then, Linus Omark struck the Tractor’s net with an accurate throw into the top corner. Then Yunkov scored a double after an assist made by Philip Larsen.
The Ufa team won the away game and led in the series 2-1.
On Wednesday, March 21, the fourth game of the series with HC Tractor will take place at 19.00.