04 December 2013, Wednesday, 13:14

"Salavat Yulaev" hard-won "Yugra"

author: Dmitry Slezin

The match of the Kontinental Ice Hockey League Championship between "Salavat Yulaev" and "Yugra" (Khanty-Mansiysk) finished in Ufa yesterday night.

Denis Khlystov opened the score in the first period in a prompt counterattack — 1:0.

In the middle of the third period, visitors leveled the game, but soon one of the numerous penalties was realized by Nikita Schitov — 2:1.

Removing the goalkeeper "Yugra" escaped from defeat a few seconds before the end of regular time — 2:2.

In overtime, an accurate throw by Kirill Koltsov brought two difficult points to the Ufa team score — 3:2.

In the next match Ufa team will play with "Avangard" (Omsk) on the home ice on December 5.