Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod shoots Lokomotiv Yaroslavl 0-2 in a 3-2 overtime victory and secures 7th place in the East.
The seventh of the East Conference Nizhny Novgorod last conceded two defeats in a row. With Lokomotiv Yaroslavl came today a not easy opponent.
They were also the better team in the starting period and Danil Yurtaikin also ensured the 1-0 lead in the 18th minute. At the end of the third half, Torpedo striker Galuzin received another penalty.
After only 56 seconds in the middle period, Maxim Osipov used two goals to get the guests from Yaroslavl in front. From the 24th minute on Torpedo but had the chance to come up. Grigori Denisenko kicked Kirill Urakov in the back and received a five-minute penalty. Torpedo could not use this. But in the 32nd minute Nizhny Novgorod scored the first goal in the match thanks to Andrew Calof. Lok kept Torpedo deftly away from the goal, and Yegor Korshkov found a good chance of a 3-1 goal with a shot from close to the goal.
In the 42nd minute, Torpedo managed to equalize, while Vladimir Galuzin took over a passing game and slammed the puck under the crossbar in the locomotive gate. The guests did not seem to be impressed. Goalie Brust kept his team in the game and it went into overtime. There it was two seconds before the shootout again Vladimir Galuzin the Torpedo still secured the 3-2 win. Torpedo are now four points clear of 8th place and eight points on the 9th Sibir Novosibirsk.
Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod vs Lokomotiv Yaroslavl 3-2 OT (0-1, 1-1, 1-0)