SKA NEFTYANIK WON CUP OF RUSSIA!
The playoffs in the Cup of Russia were played this week with quarterfinals, semifinals and final. The matches were played in the Erofey Arena in Khabarovsk and the playoffs started on Wednesday, September 14 and ended with the final on Sunday, September 18. SKA Neftyanik became champion for the eighth time after final victory against Yenisei 10-5 (4-2).
The eight teams Ak Bars-Dynamo (Kazan), Baikal Energy (Irkutsk), SKA Neftyanik (Khabarovsk), Volga (Ulyanovsk), Dynamo Moscow, Yenisei (Krasnoyarsk), Vodnik (Arkhangelsk) and Kuzbass (Kemerovo) advanced to the quarterfinals.
The semifinal games were SKA Neftyanik-Baikal Energy and Yenisei-Vodnik.
FINAL GAME – SKA NEFTYANIK-YENISEI 10-5 (4-2)
0-1 (3) Sergei Lomanov (ass Yuriy Bondarenko)
1-1 (11) Roman Darkovsky (ass Nikita Ivanov)
1-2 (17) Ivan Shevtsov
2-2 (27) Dmitriy Sidorov (penalty shot)
3-2 (39) Tuomas Määttä (ass Roman Darkovsky)
4-2 (42) Aleksey Torgonskiy
5-2 (46) Vladimir Kalanchin (ass Nikita Ivanov)
6-2 (49) Tuomas Määttä (ass Nikita Ivanov)
7-2 (52) Tuomas Määttä (ass Yuriy Shardakov)
8-2 (57) Maksim Vasilenko
8-3 (59) Vyacheslav Nelyubin
9-3 (61) Alan Dzhusoev (ass Tuomas Määttä)
10-3 (63) Tuomas Määttä (ass Yuriy Shardakov)
10-4 (67) Ivan Shevtsov (ass Vyacheslav Nelyubin)
10-5 (68) Sergei Lomanov