HC Salavat Yulaev completed regular KHL championship defeated by Ak Bars
The last match of the regular KHL championship for the hockey club Salavat Yulaev was held in Kazan. Salavat Yulaev and Ak Bars did not need to prove anything, but it was a great emotional event.
Guests from Ufa set a good pace in the starting twenty minutes. The team pressured in the Kazan zone for more than half of the period, which resulted in a goal. Omark threw it to the net, after a rebound from the goalkeeper of Ak Bars Timur Bilyalov, Larsen picked up the puck and gave an accurate pass to Manninen — 0: 1.
After the break, Sakari Manninen scored a double assisted by Eduard Gimatov and Teemu Hartikainen — 0: 2. However, after the equator of the second period, a series of Salavat Yulaev’s seven penalties began. During the period, the players of Nikolay Tsulygin had 47 penalty minutes. Mikhail Pashnin went to the locker room until the end of the game. As a result, the home team easily won back two goals, and after a throw by Artem Galimov, came forward — 3: 2.
In the final period, Salavat Yulaev was unable to achieve anything except one penalty and one killed power play. The sixth field player a minute before the final siren also did not save the guests from Bashkiria. Chuck Chuck Cup moves to Kazan again. The score in the series of “green derby” of the season 2019/2020 is 4:2 in favor of the Dmitry Kvartalny team.