Magnitogorsk hockey club “metallurg” won a third victory in a row in the regular championship KHL in a match against Nizhnekamsk “Neftekhimik”. The meeting was held in Magnitogorsk, ended with the score 3:1 in favour of owners of ice.
Hockey players “Magnitogorsk” has won for most of the match and did not allow to doubt in the name of the winner of the match. After half an hour of the game on the scoreboard, “Arena-metallurg” glowed 2:0 in favor of the hosts. The goals were scored by Andrew Nestrasil and Tomas Filippi.
five minutes before the final siren Pavel Kulikov from “Neftekhimik” has reduced the gap to his team. But for a long time. After 17 seconds Brandon Kozun once again made the difference in the score in plus two washers in favor of “Magnitogorsk”, while setting the final score.
Thanks to the home victory of “metallurg” guaranteed a place in the play-offs. Now “Magnitogorsk” with 64 points and is in seventh place in the Eastern conference. “Neftekhimik” with 58 points closes the first ten of the East.