HC Salavat Yulaev snatched victory in a dramatic match against Ak Bars (Kazan)
UFA, 14 September 2015. /Bashinform News Agency, Dmitry Slezin/.
A match of the Continental Hockey League Championship between HC Ak Bars and HC Salavat Yulaev ended in Kazan.
Guests have successfully carried out the first period. In the fifth minute Dmitry Makarov opened the score — 1: 0. In the 12th minute Denis Khlystov realized a penalty — 2:0.
But in the second period the home team immediately scored one goal, and at the end of the period evened the score at 2: 2.
In the middle of the third period Dmitry Archivov brought Ak Bars forward — 3: 2.
The Ufa team replaced the goalkeeper Niklas Svedberg for the sixth field player and was rewarded — Nikolay Prokhorkin shot an equalizer nine seconds before the break — 3: 3.
In the first shootout Denis Khlystov was perfect, and Linus Umark and Dmitry Makarov missed.
In the second series Khlystov could not beat the goalkeeper of Kazan and Umark brought victory to Ufa — 4: 3.
HC Salavat Yulaev returns from away games and will meet with HC Barys (Kazakhstan) on September 16.