Sergei Konkov’s 56th-minute equalizer saw Lokomotiv take SKA the full distance, forcing a 2-2 tie in Yaroslavl before Loko inflicted only a second defeat of the season on the league leader.
Staffan Kronwall decided the outcome, scoring twice on Alexander Salak in the shoot-out in reply to Artemy Panarin’s marker for SKA.
SKA had led twice during the game, but Alexander Barabanov and Patrick Thoresen were pegged back by Sergei Plotnikov and Konkov’s late goal.
In overtime Plotnikov and Andrei Kuteikin were sin-binned before Viktor Tikhonov and Jiri Novotny missed chances to wrap up the points before the shoot-out.
Zaripov’s milestone sinks Ak Bars
Danis Zaripov’s 150th regular season goal in the KHL broke the deadlock deep in the third period as Metallurg Magnitogorsk ground out a 1-0 win at bitter rivals Ak Bars.
He struck on the power play on 57:13, squeezing home a characteristic shot from an impossibly tight angle to beat Anders Nilsson at his near post and s ...