Yesterday in Helsinki HC Salavat Yulaev was defeated in the third game of the away series with Jokerit with a score of 2: 0. The score in the match was opened only in the end of the second period – the home hockey players managed to make two accurate shots during power play and five to five. During the first two periods, Salavat Yulaev more played in the attack and was more active in the power fight, however, failed to hit the net.
On Friday, October 13, HC Salavat Yulaev will meet in St. Petersburg with the local SKA, the team, which until October 11 did not know the defeats in the jubilee season of the KHL. However, the Sochi hockey players managed to stop a series of 20 victories of the St. Petersburg team: in overtime guests defeated the leaders of the Western conference - 3: 2.
After the shutout on home ice, HC Salavat Yulaev went to distant Minsk to earn points in the game against the local Dynamo. From the first minutes, guests from the capital of Bashkiria began to threaten the gate of Jhonas Enroth. In the fourth minute of the meeting, Enver Lisin approached the Belarusian goalkeeper and opened the scoring.
The Sunday match between HC Salavat Yulaev and Sibir began quite softly. Only halfway through the first period the home team took a penalty: Zakhar Arzamastsev made an obstructive holding. Guests failed to take advantage of the moment. But the HC Salavat Yulaev team capitalized on the power play with Enver Lisin scoring a goal.
The 31-year-old goalkeeper of HC Salavat Yulaev Ben Skrivens gave a long interview to an Associated Press reporter on October 4. James Ellingworth specially arrived in the capital of Bashkiria to communicate with the Salavat Yulaev goalkeeper. The fact is that Scrivens is now one of the main contenders for the title of the main goalkeeper of the Canadian team.
HC Salavat Yulaev started the second home series unsuccessfully, having lost to Ugra in the shootouts series — 1:2. Today, on October 4, the Ufa club hosts St. Petersburg SKA on its ice – the team, which has never lost in this KHL regular season. Now the guests from the northern capital have 48 points in the count.
The trainee of the Ufa school of fencing, bronze prize-winner of the Olympic Games in Rio Timur Safin soars to new heights. On September 30, the foil fencer won gold at the All-Russian sports competitions in Sochi, defeated the opponent with a difference in one shot - 15:14. By the way, his countryman and namesake Timur Arslanov fought in the final with the participant of the Olympic Games.
The Salavat Yulaev’s first match during the second home series started immediately with two penalties. First, the captain of the home team was sent to the penalty box. His bad example was followed by the hockey player of Ugra. This error led to a change in the score. Hartikainen and Kemppainen made an assist to Umark, so badly waited for by Salavat Yulaev’s fans and not realized.
The Government of the Russian Federation has expressed gratitude to a number of Russian athletes for competing at the World Championships 2017 in London, according to the official Internet portal of legal information. Among them there is the high jumper Maria Lasitskene, long jumper Daria Klishina. Also gratitude for high sport achievements at the tournament in London was received by the walker Sergei Shirobokov, runner Sergei Shubenkov, hammer thrower Valery Pronkin and the Bashkir sport representative, jumper Danil Lysenko.
The coach Anatoly Emelin returns to Ufa with a new team. Khanty-Mansi hockey players are now training under the guidance of the specialist from the capital of Bashkortostan. Today, October 2, they will fight with the local HC Salavat Yulaev. After 15 meetings of the regular KHL season, the Ufa team scored 26 points.