15 March 2016, Tuesday, 11:52

Gagarin Cup 2016: Salavat Yulaev is in one step to reach finals of Eastern Conference


UFA, 15 March 2016. /Bashinform News Agency, Dmitry Slezin/. In Ufa, the fourth match of the eastern semi-final Gagarin Cup 2016 between HC Salavat Yulaev and HC Avangard (Omsk) took place yesterday.

The hosts lost after the first period — 0: 1. But then, the Finnish-Swedish guard of the Ufa team brought it a victory. Sami Lepistö scored in the second period and Linus Omark — at the end of the third.

The score in the series is 3: 1 in favour of Salavat Yulaev, it is on the verge of total victory, and Omsk has nowhere to retreat any longer.

The fifth match will be held in Omsk on March 16.