SKA wasted little time in seizing control of Friday's game against Torpedo, racing into a 2-0 lead early on. Anton Burdasov
opened the scoring after two minutes and Artemy Panarin
doubled the lead in the eighth minute.
Omark's late show
Jokerit had to fight back from 2-0 down as the visitor made an impressive start to the game. Maxim Trunyov
and Ignat Zemchenko
got the goals in the first 10 minutes. But Niklas Hagman
's backhander reduced the deficit before the first intermission and went on to dominate the scoreless second session.
The game was finally tied in the 51st minute thanks to Tomi Maki
's breakaway goal, paving the way for Omark's dramatic last word.