The national team of Russia on hockey defeated the Finns his opening match at the Karjala Cup, which opens the traditional competition of the regular season in KHL.
Meeting at the “Hartwall Arena” in Helsinki ended with the victory of Russians with the score 5:1. The winners scored a double Anatoly Golyshev, one goal was scored by Andrei Svetlakov, Nikita Gusev and Vladimir Tkachev. The Finns scored Miro Aaltonen.
Recall that at the Karjala Cup head coach of the Russian team Oleg Znarok called to the national team of young playersto give them the opportunity to Express themselves. The average age of players in the national team was only 22 and a half years.
“Well done, played for the job. Young boys played with enthusiasm, pressure. Can, account surprised. A pleasure to work with the young, myself energy to get through the drive”, – quotes the statement of the postgame coach ‘s press-service FHR.
In his next match at the tournament, the Russians November 5, will play against Sweden.