Dynamo edges shoot-out win in Far East
Admiral Vladivostok 3 Dynamo Moscow 4 (SO)
The first shoot-out of the KHL season went to Dynamo following a 3-3 tie in Vladivostok. Shoot-out strikes from Daniil Tarasov and Alexander Rybakov proved sufficient as Alexander Lazushin denied Alexander Gorshkov and Dmitry Lugin at the other end.
In regulation, Admiral came from behind three times to frustrate the Moscow team. The latest of those goals came in the 56th minute when Artyom Zemchyonuk’s slap shot from the point flew past Alexander Lazushin to make it 3-3.
That cancelled out Semyon Kokuyov’s first KHL goal for his new club following his move from Chelyabinsk to Moscow in the summer. Alexei Sopin led a two-on-one break and Kokuyov converted the opportunity to put the Blue-and-Whites up with 15 minutes to play.
Dynamo came into the game on the back of an undefeated pre-season and showed off that confidence to strike early; the game’s first power play yielded a goal for Konstantin Goroviko ...