“Sochi” beat “Spartak” away and interrupted the streak of five defeats in the KHL championship
MOSCOW, January 31 – RIA Novosti. “Sochi” defeated Moscow “Spartak” in the regular season of the Continental Hockey League (KHL), interrupting their streak of five losses.
The match in Moscow ended with the goals scored by Fedor Kroshinsky (13. minute), Sergey Kosovets (15), Matvey’s guest team scored 4:3 (3:0, 0:3, 1:0). Michkov (16) and Ivan Didkovsky (43). Fedor Svechkov (25), Andrei Loktionov (28) and Alexander Khokhlachev (35) from the hosts scored goals.
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In the first period, Spartak goalkeeper Alexei Krasikov received a match suspension for hitting Sochi hockey player Artyom Fedorov in the face with a stick. Red and white defender Keane Joseph was also stabbed and sent off.
Khokhlachev scored his 90th goal with Spartak, breaking the club’s record for the number of goals scored in the KHL. The striker was caught in this indicator by Slovak Stefan Ruzicka. Striker Danila Kvartalnov played his 100th game for the Moscow club, injured and ended the meeting ahead of schedule.
In the KHL Western Conference, Spartak (58 points, 58 games) is ninth, Sochi (23 points, 56 games) is 11th.
In another match of the day, Nizhnekamsk “Neftekhimik” beat Yekaterinburg “Motorist” in overtime with 4:3 (1:1, 1:2, 1:0, 1:0) at home. Kirill Vorobyov scored in the last second of extra time, while Andrey Belozerov (13), Rafael Bikmullin (36) and Semyon Kizimov (50) scored in regular time. The visitors’ goals were scored by Sergey Shirokov (15), Daniil Tarasov (32) and Denis Barantsev (35).
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