Neftekhimik from outside the Eastern Conference gives Metallurg their 3rd consecutive KHL defeat
MOSCOW, December 8 – RIA Novosti. Nizhnekamsk “Neftekhimik” defeated Magnitogorsk “Metallurg” at home in the regular season of the Continental Hockey League (KHL).
The match in Nizhnekamsk ended in Neftekhimik’s favor with a score of 3:2 (0:1, 3:0, 0:1), where Ilya Fedotov (23rd and 40th minutes) and Bulat Shafigullin also scored (36). ). Brendan Leipsik (14) and Philippe Maillet (58) scored goals for Metallurg.
3 : 2
“Neftekhimik” won their second victory of the season over “Metallurg” (6:5).
“Metallurg” (52 points, 39 games) suffered a third consecutive loss in the KHL regular season and finished second in the Eastern Conference standings. “Neftekhimik” (35 points, 39 games) moved up to the penultimate 11th place in the East.
Results of other matches:
“Vityaz” (Moscow region) – “Sochi” – 6:2;
Lokomotiv (Yaroslavl) – Kunlun Red Star (Beijing) – 0:1.
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