Medvescak made it three wins in a row thanks to a 4-2 success at Traktor, with the Zagreb team showing renewed confidence under the guidance of recently appointed head coach Dough Shedden.
After a scoreless opening session in Chelyabinsk, Medvescak seized the initiative early in the second. Matt Anderson opened the scoring off a Ville Leino pass, and just 12 seconds later the pair combined again with Anderson getting an assist on Leino’s first ever KHL goal.
Brock Trotter soon made it 3-0 and Traktor was reeling, but a penalty on Andrew Murray gave Stanislav Chistov the chance to close the gap on the power play.
However, there was to be no recovery: Martin St. Pierre made it 4-1 and Artyom Penkovsky’s late goal was memorable as the young Traktor forward opened his KHL account but had little bearing on the final outcome.
Nagy too good for Ugra
Ladislav Nagy was the star of Slovan’s shoot-out win at Ugra. After posting 1+2 in a 3-3 tie he delivered the knock-out blow ...