In the final match before the international break associated with the first Channel Cup, Barys met Avangard in Balashikha. Eddie Pasquale returned to the lineup and took his place in goal. Dmitry Gurkov, who was injured in the game against Sochi, was replaced by Yegor Petukhov, Kirill Panyukov appeared in place of Alikhan Asetov.
The hosts started the match more actively and scored twice by the middle of the first period: Semenov and Koshelev distinguished came up trumps. After the second missed goal Barys made a change of goalkeeper - Karlsson appeared instead of Pasquale.
The second period changed the pattern of the game - Barys surpassed the hosts in all aspects and won the segment thanks to the goal of Roman Starchenko. At the end of the period, Dustin Boyd found himself in front of an empty corner of the net, but was covered by a defender just before the thro.
There is an international pause in the KHL regular season. Barys will hold the next match on December 18 in Nizhny Novgorod with the local Torpedo.
Avangard – Barys– 2:3 (2:0, 0:1, 0:2)
1:0 Semyonov (Bondarev, Klinkhammer) 6: 36
2:0 Koshelev (Shumakov, Martynov) 10:47
2:1 Starchenko (Shestakov, Maklyukov) 31:11
2:2 Найт (Диц) 57:53 ГБ
2:3 Михайлис (Бойд) 59:12 ГБ
Goalkeepers: Bobkov-Pasquale (00: 00-10:47), Karlsson.
Balashikha Arena. 4011 spectators.
General partner of Barys HC is SWF "Samruk Kazyna" JSC.