HC Salavat Yulaev won the third match of eastern finals against Magnitogorsk
In Ufa the third match of the Gagarin Cup 2016 took place yesterday.
HC Salavat Yulaev met with HC Metallurg from Magnitogorsk.
The home team opened the score — in the eighth minute Sami Lepistö took advantage of the powerplay. However, even before the first break, Sergei Mozyakin and Jan Kovář put Magnitogorsk on top — 2:1.
In the second segment of the match Nikolai Prokhorkin restored parity — 2:2.
Two minutes before the end of the third period Sami Lepistö accurately scored the winning goal — 3:2.
The score in the series became 2: 1 in favour of Magnitogorsk.
The fourth match of the series to four victories will be held in Ufa on March 29.