Barys picked up a second win in two days at Amur, edging a 3-2 verdict over the home team in Khabarovsk. The win guarantees the Kazakh team a place in the top eight.
The visitor took control of the game in the first two periods with goals from Konstantin Romanov, Oleg Kvasha and Nikolai Antropov opening up a 3-0 lead.
Amur hit back in the third as Vyacheslav Litovchenko’s short-handed goal reduced the deficit but by the time Michel Miklik made it 2-3 with five seconds left there was no way back for the home team.
Costly slip-up for Admiral
Admiral wasted a great opportunity to pile the pressure on Avtomobilist in the battle for eighth place.
Victory in regulation time over Avangard would have put the Vladivostok team two points in a play-off spot, intensifying the pressure on Avtomobilist to win its games in hand and secure a post-season campaign.
But after opening up a 2-0 lead through Enver Lisin and Richard Gynge, Admiral was blown off course by an Avangard r ...