HC Salavat Yulaev departed to the north to compete for points
UFA, 25 January 2016. /Bashinform News Agency, Dmitry Slezin/.
On Monday, January 25 the championship of the Kontinental Hockey League resumes. HC Salavat Yulaev (Ufa) is playing away in Khanty-Mansiysk versus HC Yugra.
The Yugra team almost lost its chance to participate in the playoff series — they have 59 points and take the last place in the East Conference.
The Ufa club is fighting for the best position in the East, but in the last four matches at home they lost three times. The team now has 87 points. In the first round in Ufa the hosts defeated the northerners with the score 4: 2.
The match kicks off on the ice of Yugra at 19.00, Ufa time.