«The locomotive» has interrupted a series from five victories «Admiral» in the NHL
Yaroslavl «locomotive» in the next match of the regular championship KHL in the penalty shootout defeated Vladivostok «Admiral» with the score 4:3. The meeting was held on «Fetisov-Arena» in the administrative center of Primorsky Krai.
In the composition of the guests in the main time different Stephane Da Costa, Daniel Apalkov and Grigory Denisenko. «Admiral» the goal was scored Kirill Voronin, Vladimir Butuzov and Adam Almquist.
Lokomotiv were behind for much of the game. In the 52nd minute Denisenko turned the match into overtime. In the penalty shootout the author of the only goal was Da Costa.
«It was difficult with the score 0:2, but the guys found the strength to equalise. It is very important that we scored the third goal midway through the third period. It’s inspired us. The guys believe that they can win», — quotes the acting head coach of «Locomotive» Alexander Ardasheva official site of the «Admiral».
The Vladivostok club suffered their first defeat in six games. Earlier, the «Admiral» won the «Kunlun Red star» (2:1), «Neftekhimik» (2:0), Magnitogorsk «metallurg» (4:3 in overtime), «Tractor» (3:2 in shootouts) and «Barys» (1:0 in overtime).
Lokomotiv scored 16 points and climbed to ninth place in the table Western conference of the KHL. «Admiral» with 23 points is fourth in the Eastern conference.