HC Salavat Yulaev defeated HC Traktor: two goals shorthanded and Metsola’s first shutout
UFA, 25 September 2018. /Bashinform News Agency, Natalia Ovcharuk/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.
The second away visit of HC Salavat Yulaev in the current season began with a victory. In Chelyabinsk, the Ufa team defeated the local Traktor — 0: 5. And the players of Nikolay Tsulygin scored the first two goals shorthanded. Peter Khokhryakov was the first to hit the net, making breakaway with the goalkeeper of the hosts. The second puck just before the second break was thrown by Alexander Kadeikin.
After the start of the third period, Teemu Hartikainen already in the equality increased the advantage of the Bashkir team with a pass made by Salavat Yulaev’s rookie Pavel Koledov and Artem Fedorov. A little later, Philip Larsen snatched the puck and passed it to Maxim Mayorov — 0: 4. In a minute before the final siren, Anton Burdasov scored a final devastating goal in this match.
Note that the Finnish goalkeeper of Ufa team Juha Metsola had his first shutout in the 11th season of the KHL.
The next match of HC Salavat Yulaev will be held in away game against Dinamo (Minsk) on September 26. The beginning is at 19.30 Moscow time.