Sibir Novosibirsk was able to equalize Kazan twice at Ak Bars and was without points again at the end – Kunlun wins 2: 0 at Neftekhimik.
The Gagarin-Cup-Winner was without Danis Zaripov, who was spared, the decisive Team throughout the game. However, Kazan can not speak of a simple victory. Jiri Sekac put Ak in front in the 4th minute, Charles Bertrand equalized just over three minutes later with his second goal of the season. In the second period, the game repeated itself: Kazan took the lead through Alexei Potapov (28.) and Sibir equalized again just five minutes later with Danil Romantsev. In the final period, Ak Bars took the lead again. After Azevedo took the puck in the Sibir end, he served Rob Klinghammer and he managed the 3:2 winning goal. For Ak Bars, this was 3rd victory in a row. Sibir, however, is still without a counter after the 10th game in the new season. Siberian coach Alexander Andriyevsky found it positive that his team could make two conceding goals. On the question of how Sibir can get out of the situation: “Only through work. We talk to players, we try to be positive in games, but it’s not always possible. You just have to work, there’s no other way. Do not give up, you have to draw the right conclusions. “
Bars Kasan vs. Sibir Novosibirsk 3:2 (1:1, 1:1, 1:0)
The Kunlun Red Star, however, celebrated a 2:0 away win in Nizhnekamsk. Although Neftekhimik was superior, Kunlun had a perfect graduation rate. Veli-Matti Savinainen used one of his three shots in the starting period to score 1:0. In the second third, Neftekhimik could not compensate for a 62-second 5 vs. 3 situation.
In the final period of the home team had let pass another double superior and since the Red Star in the 55th minute by Adam Polasek slammed a second time and Alexander Lazushin celebrated with 40 saves his first Shut-Out for his new team.
Neftekhimik vs. Kunlun Red Star 0:2 (0:1, 0:0, 0:1)
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Dynamo Moskau – Barys Astana 2:3 OT (0:0, 1:1, 1;1, 0:1)