SKA Thursday defeated Avangard Omsk in the away match of the regular championship of the Continental hockey League (KHL) and extended its own record for number of wins in a row at the start of the season.
Washers, Sergey Kalinin, David Rundblad and Patrick Hursley have brought Nevsky CSKA victory over the hawks with the score 3:1. The hosts scored Dennis Everberg.
The St. Petersburg team won the 13th match in a row and renewed its own record for longest winning streak at the start of the season. The previous record of 12 games was set by them in 2014. The team is the sole leader in the combined League table with 36 points.
Note that in game “Vanguard” guests received four penalty minutes, and their opponents – 33.
This fact has not escaped the attention of the Governor of Omsk region Viktor Nazarov, who called the judging of this meeting is disgusting.
“Such a dirty and disgusting refereeing in yesterday’s match, I have never seen, but in spite of this, Avangard didn’t give up, our team continued to play to the last. You guys are the best! And the leadership of the KHL, it’s time to pay attention to what is happening in the officiating,” wrote the official in Instagram.
At the end of last season the topic of bias of referees in the KHL raised by Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich. The President of SKA and President of the Board of Directors of CHL Gennady Timchenko said in response that the League is not corrupt officiating. A member of the Board of Directors of both the SKA and the KHL Alexander Medvedev expressed the opinion that the reason the wife Dvorkovich, who was rooting for the rivals of the army.
From other matches of day we will note a strong-willed victory Moscow “Spartaka” over Vladivostok “Admiral” in overtime with the score 7:6. Red and white, yielding three times during the match, equalized for 0.2 seconds before the end of normal time.