HC Salavat Yulaev won the third match of eastern finals against Magnitogorsk
UFA, 28 March 2016. /Bashinform News Agency, Dmitry Slezin/.
In Ufa the third match of the Gagarin Cup 2016 took place yesterday.
HC Salavat Yulaev met with HC Metallurg from Magnitogorsk.
The home team opened the score — in the eighth minute Sami Lepistö took advantage of the powerplay. However, even before the first break, Sergei Mozyakin and Jan Kovář put Magnitogorsk on top — 2:1.
In the second segment of the match Nikolai Prokhorkin restored parity — 2:2.
Two minutes before the end of the third period Sami Lepistö accurately scored the winning goal — 3:2.
The score in the series became 2: 1 in favour of Magnitogorsk.
The fourth match of the series to four victories will be held in Ufa on March 29.