21 January 2016, Thursday, 14:59

HC Salavat Yulaev will meet with HC Sochi in the snow-covered Ufa


UFA, 21 January 2016. /Bashinform News Agency, Dmitry Slezin/. On Thursday, January 21, HC Salavat Yulaev (Ufa) will complete another home series in the eighth championship of the Kontinental Hockey League.

On the ice of "Ufa-Arena" it will host a team from the Black Sea coast — HC Sochi.

At the end of the last year on the Sochi ice Salavat Yulaev was defeated with a score of 5:7.

HC Salavat Yulaev scored 87 points and is fighting for the top places in the East Conference. In the last game at home the Ufa team lost HC Tractor (Chelyabinsk) — 0: 1, giving the cherished three points for getting into the playoffs. Sochi residents are doing the same in the West Conference with 85 points on their count. The Black Sea club lost in the last two matches.

The match kicks-off in Ufa at 19.00, local time.