17 March 2016, Thursday, 13:16

Gagarin Cup - 2016: Salavat Yulaev brought back the series with Avangard to Ufa


UFA, 17 March 2016. /Bashinform News Agency, Dmitry Slezin/. The fifth match of the semifinals of the Eastern Conference in the draw of Gagarin Cup 2016 between HC Avangard (Omsk) and HC Salavat Yulaev (Ufa) was finished with an Omsk victory — 3: 2.

Ivan Lekomtsev scored in the first period, Ilya Zubov in the second, Nikolai Lemtyugov in the third — 3: 0.

Ivan Vishnevsky broke up the shutout during the five-minute penalty of the home team — 1: 3. Later Igor Grigorenko brought back the intrigue, closing the gap to a minimum — 2: 3 in four minutes before the end of the regular time.

The score in the series to four victories became 3: 2 in favour of the Ufa team. The sixth match will be held in Ufa on March 18.