HC Salavat Yulaev will try to get points in Yekaterinburg
UFA, 27 January 2016. /Bashinform News Agency, Dmitry Slezin/.
On Wednesday, January 27, HC Salavat Yulaev (Ufa) will hold a guest match in the eighth championship of the Kontinental Hockey League. In Yekaterinburg the the Ufa team will meet with HC Automobilist.
The Yekaterinburg team is desperately fighting for getting into the playoffs – it scored 77 points and is the eighth in the East.
Salavat Yulaev has by ten points more and is fighting for the priority in the playoffs, the Ufa club is the fourth so far.
In Ufa in the beginning of the championship HC Automobilist won the home team with a score of 5: 4. The Salavat Yulaev team hit the skid, lost four times in the last five games. The Automobilist, by contrast, won four times before the last match where it was defeated by Magnitogorsk on its ice — 2: 6.
The today's crucial match kicks off at 19.00.