Nizhny Novgorod

    Coach: Peteris Skudra

3 – 2

2:1 1:1 0:0

Metallurg Nk


    Coach: German Titov
  • 749 08.02.2015
  • J Nagorny Arena, Nizhny Novgorod
    5500 sp
  • K Referees: Sergei Gusev, Ildar Safiullov
    Linesmen: Stepan Korshak, Alexander Chernyshev




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Metallurg Nk

Coach: German Titov


Coach: Peteris Skudra
Game stats
  • 0 Power play goals 1
  • 0 Shorthanded goals 0
  • 1 Power play opportunities 2
  • 36 Faceoffs won 27
  • 8 Penalty in minutes 6

Torpedo takes initiative in play-off race

8 February 2015, 19:43

Torpedo strengthened its grip on a play-off spot – but Peteris Skudra’s team had to work hard for a narrow win over struggling Metallurg Novokuznetsk. Denis Kazionov gave Torpedo the perfect start, opening the scoring after just 54 seconds, but Metallurg was not about to roll over. Dmitry Maltsev tied it up in the third minute and it was clear that even though the visitor no longer had even a theoretical hope of reaching the play-offs it was still determined to fight for every point. The home side had the edge in the first period, seeing a goal ruled out by the video official before Nikita Dvurechensky made it 2-1 with a penalty shot. But the second session was tighter as Metallurg outshot Torpedo. The teams traded goals through Alexei Potapov and Ryan Stoa to make it 3-2 going into a tense – but ultimately scoreless – final period. The win lifts Torpedo to 76 points, five points ahead of the chasing pack and just one behind seventh-placed HC Sochi. Torpedo’s prospects were h ...

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