Two matches ended with a game day in the regular championship of the Continental hockey League. In Cherepovets “Severstal” and “Vityaz” played a draw 1:1, but the shootout is better performed by the owners. “Sochi” in extra time scored the only goal in gate Nizhniy Novgorod “a torpedo” 1:0.
Severstal took the lead in the fourth minute, when Vladislav Kodola implemented numerical advantage. In the second period, Alexander Semin restored the balance – 1:1. This score lasted until the end of game time. A series of bullets left for the “Severstal” – 2:1. However, the “Vityaz” scored 63 points and guaranteed exit in the playoffs of the Gagarin Cup. The club from Podolsk ranked seventh in the West. Severstal was 56 points. It occupies the tenth place and lost chances to continue struggle for Gagarin’s Cup.
In the Western conference remain one vacancy, for which argue “Sochi” and “torpedo”. Played on Saturday on the Black sea coast and ended with the victory of Sochi 1:0. The only goal in overtime was scored by Sergey Shmelev. Torpedo has 62 points and the eighth place. Sochi is behind by three points and ninth place.