The owner of the Cup of Gagarin will be defined in the seventh match, the coach of CSKA remembered God
Hockey CSKA won in Magnitogorsk “Metallurgist” in the sixth game of the Gagarin Cup finals and restored parity in the series.
The Muscovites took the lead in the first period thanks to a goal by Mikhail Unicov (5′), and in the second period doubled the advantage after throwing Ivan Telegin (24′).
In the end the final cut “Magnitogorsk” has managed twice to break through the goalkeeper Ilya Sorokin: first canadian defenceman Chris Lee (55′) gave the home team hope of salvation, and then Jan kovari (59′), when the Magnitogorsk changed the goalkeeper at the sixth field player, turned the match into overtime – 2:2.
But this wonders for the people of the Urals ended: at the beginning of extra time Michael Unicov (62′) for the second time in the game upset of Vasily koshechkina – 3:2.
“We played well today, except for the last seven or eight minutes, but again a little bit somewhere to relax, a little bit the subconscious mind, said after the match the head coach of CSKA Dmitry Kvartalnov. – Play with a team that punishes for it. God grant that God from us turned and gave us a chance to play this team seventh game”.
“Jim-jams at CSKA was not, on the contrary, we were rushed by the fact that there was no margin for error, said on television CSKA forward Maxim Mamin. We all went out to die on ice. Don’t know whether we have a psychological advantage now, we are going to the seventh game and give their all.”
Playoff teams for the main trophy of the KHL will take place in Moscow on Tuesday. “Metallurg” had once been the holder of the Gagarin Cup, and now in the collection of CSKA, despite the glorious Soviet past, this prize yet.