Avangard defeated Sibir to take the lead in the first round of the KHL playoffs.
MOSCOW, March 6 – RIA Novosti. Avangard Omsk defeated Sibir Novosibirsk in the third match of the Continental Hockey League (KHL) first-round playoff series.
The match in Novosibirsk ended in favor of the guests with a score of 4:3 (2:1, 1:0, 1:2). As part of the winners, Sergei Tolchinsky double (8th and 43rd minutes), Vladimir Tkachev (15) and Korben Knight (34) scored one each. Recorded hosts Egor Alanov (3), Nikita Shashkov (54) and Trevor Murphy (60).
3 : 4
In the second period, Avangard took three shots on goal. Total for the match on the Omsk account 12 shots against 37 in “Siberia”.
Striker “Siberia” Alexander Sharov played his 400th match in the KHL.
The score was 2-1 in favor of Avangard in the series with up to four wins, while the fourth match of the match will be played on 8 March in Novosibirsk. The teams had met once in the KHL playoffs before. In the 2012/13 season, Omsk won the first round series with a score of 4-3.
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