Huge win in Podolsk
0:1 – Точицкий (Шмелев, Александров) – 23:56;1:1 – Дэнфорт (Ежов) – 25:43 – бол.;1:2 – Колготин (Рундблад, Квартальнов) – 30:12;2:2 – Дэнфорт (Хульстрем, Теденбю) – 33:52 – бол.;2:3 – Колготин (Рундблад, Шмелев) – 45:56 – бол.;2:4 – Рундблад (Точицкий) – 52:07 – бол.;2:5 – Шмелев, 59:18 – п.в.
Five goals help the Leopards to seal a win in the road game.
After losses in previous games, the coaching staff decided to make new adjustments. Forward Ansel Galimov and goalie Maxim Tretyak returned to the lineup when Marcus Nilsson and Daniil Apalkov got a rest.
In the first 20 minutes teams didn’t play so active however they created a bunch of chances. In which situations goalies played well and kept their net locked. In the beginning of the second Nikita Tochitsky after long play opened the scoreboard. Then Vityaz capitalized on the powerplay.
The Leopards answered back with Dmitry Kolgotin’s goal.
In four minutes Justin Danforth again tied the game during the powerplay opportunity. At the start of the third Kolgotin scored his second of the night giving us a lead for a third time this night.
On double powerplay David Rundblad extended our lead. In the end Sergei Shmelyov set the final score 5-2 for Sochi with an empty-netter.
Sochi will continue its road trip on Sunday against Spartak.HC Sochi ]]>