KHL. Metallurg-Barys-1: 2 OT
The day his 20-anniversary Barys held a match in Magnitogorsk, where met with local Metallurg. Curtis Valk, Dmitry Gurkov and Nikita Kleshchenko returned to the team; Alikhan Assetov, Egor Petukhov and Jesse Blacker left for recovery.
Sergei Mozyakin's goal allowed the hosts to take the lead midway through the first period.
At the start of the second period, Barys remained in the minority, but this circumstance did not confuse Pavel Akolzin – the forward, who turned 29 a day earlier; he dragged the puck through the entire area and masterfully outplayed Koshechkin – 1:1. This account lasted until the end of the regulation time of the meeting.
In the first minutes of overtime Linus Videll by an excellent wrister brought a strong-willed victory to Barys - 2:1.
Barys goes to Yekaterinburg, where on Thursday they will play with the local Avtomobilist.
Metallurg - Barys-1: 2 OT (1:0, 0:1, 0:0, 0:1)
1:0 Mozyakin (O'dell, Rasmussen) 6: 20
1:1 Akolzin 25:46 SHG
1:2 Videll (Knight) 61:08
goalkeepers: Koshechkin – Pasquale
Metallurg Arena. 6690 spectators.
General partner of Barys HC is SWF "Samruk-Kazyna" JSC