The national team of Russia on hockey won the first victory under the leadership Kudashov
The match starting stage of the Eurotour — Karjala Cup between the national teams of Russia and Sweden ended with the victory of the team Alexei Kudashov in the penalty shootout — 5:4. The meeting was held in Helsinki on «Hartwall Arena», where he plays the KHL club Jokerit.
On 15 minutes, team Russia leads with a difference in two washers after shots striker CSKA Moscow Anton slepysheva and striker Nizhny Novgorod «torpedo» Damir Jafarova.
In the middle of the second period, the teams exchanged goals. First, Carl Klingberg realized the bullet, and then the forward Omsk «Avant-guard» Cyril Semenov scored in the majority.
On 49 minutes, Michael Wikstrand amazed gate of the goalkeeper «Avant-garde» and Russian national team Igor Bobkov at game «five on three». Three minutes later the forward of the Ufa «Salavat Yulaev» Nikita Soshnikov in the majority has restored a difference in two washers (4:2).
Before the end of normal time in Sweden national team the goal was scored Hedemark Fredrik and Niklas Hansson. The last difference once the head coach of the Nordic team Johan Garpenlov replaced goalkeeper at the sixth field player.
In a five-minute overtime, the teams were unable to score against each other. In the penalty shootout winning goal was scored by Openers. He beat Swedish goalkeeper Magnus Hellberg, which plays in the KHL for SKA St. Petersburg.
Earlier in the Karjala Cup, the Russian team lost to the Finnish team with the score 3:4. With two points the Russians take the third place in the standings. Having to his credit three points the Finns and the Czechs will play their match later on Saturday.
Alexei Kudashov has headed Russian national team in July. 48-year-old, last season worked in the coaching staff of SKA and the national team, have changed in both teams, Ilya Vorobyov.