KHL. Metallurg – Barys. Before the match
On the day of its 20th anniversary, Barys will open a short away series in Magnitogorsk as part of KHL regular season. Our team will meet Metallurg for the third time this season. In the two previous meetings, the teams exchanged away victories. In Magnitogorsk, Barys arrived after a home defeat by Amur - 2:3. Pavel Akolzin and Arkady Shestakov scored in the main time for Kazakh team. Nikita Mikhailis marked his 200th game in KHL with a helper. In overtime, Rudenkov's goal brought the victory to the guests. Monday Barys has put striker Eric Tangradi to the waiver. In the Eastern Conference table, Barys is in fifth position, having scored 36 points in 29 games.
Viktor Svedberg and Iiro Pakarinen are on the injured reserve.
Metallurg unsuccessfully held an away series in the Far East and China, losing three matches in regular time. On Thursday, the team of Ilya Vorobyov lost to Admiral in Vladivostok - 4: 5. At the same time, the guests led four times, but could not protect the momentum. Sergei Mozyakin scored 3 (2+1), Andrew Nestrasil and Eric O'dell added by one score. Goalkeeper Stanislav Galimov turned aside 24 shots. In the Eastern Conference table, Metallurg is in seventh position with 33 points in 31 games. The injured reserve includes defender Ivan Vereshchagin, and forwards Brandon Kozun and Nikita Rozhkov.
The match starts in Magnitogorsk at 20:00.
Live stream on Qazsport.
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