28 March 2016, Monday, 13:17

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.