In Novosibirsk, the match between the local “Siberia” and guests of Yekaterinburg “Motorist” programme continued next day’s play in the Kontinental hockey League. Guests twice during the game battled back, but the hosts eventually won in the penalty shootout – 3:2.
Interestingly, the “Siberia” twice taken out ahead of the Finns: Icepack for 6 minutes. And Ruohomaa – on the 18th. And “Auto” in turn, first two goals on account of the Canadians Holland (9th minute) and Platt’s (44th). However, most of the time in this Finnish-canadian shootout ended in a 2-2 draw. And the victory eventually went to the Novosibirsk team after the penalty shootout.
It was the third match between two teams from the Eastern conference of the KHL this season. Previously the Siberians won the Ural – 3:0 on their site and 4:3 (in overtime) – home. Interestingly, these clubs can at the first stage to meet in the playoffs, if you keep the table current: Avtomobilist (70 points) is fourth, and “Siberia” (65) is fifth.