“Sochi” suffered 14th consecutive defeat in the KHL, despite Michkov’s first puck
MOSCOW, December 25 – RIA Novosti. Kazan “Ak Bars” defeated “Sochi” in a shootout in the match in the regular season of the Continental Hockey League (KHL).
3 : 40:1
The main time of the match in Sochi ended with the score 3:3 (1:0, 1:2, 1:1). In the scope of the boiler, Alexander Radulov (2nd minute), Dmitry Kagarlitsky (36) and Kirill Panyukov (51) recorded the discs. The hosts recorded Amir Garaev (24), Matvey Michkov (34) and Artem Nikolaev (59). While the teams failed to hit each other’s doors in overtime, stronger players “Ak Bars” appeared in penalty shootouts. Within the scope of the boiler, Radulov noticed the bullet twice, for Sochi the only effective shot in the series was made by Michkov.
Michkov on December 20 at SKA St. Petersburg on loan to Sochi. His puck against Ak Bars was his debut in the KHL season, before that the striker played in the league three times for SKA and once for Sochi. Also, the Russian player became the youngest goalscorer in the history of Sochi (18 years 16 days), ahead of Stepan Starkov (19 years 95 days).
With 49 points in 43 games, Kazan is in seventh place in the Eastern Conference, while Sochi has been defeated for the 14th time in a row and is in the West’s last 11th place with 18 points. The team failed to break a record losing streak in the KHL.
In the next match, “Ak Bars” will take on Magnitogorsk “Metallurg” on December 28, on the same day Sochi will play at home with Nizhnekamsk “Neftekhimik”.
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