Metallurg Tops Auto Driver to Reach Quarter-Finals of Gagarin Cup
Moscow, March 14 – Metallurg Magnitogorsk beat Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg in overtime in the seventh game of the first round series of the KHL Hockey League.
The meeting in Yekaterinburg ended with a score of 4: 3 (1: 0, 0: 2, 2: 1, 1: 0) in favor of the guests. Among the winners, Nikita Korostelev (6th minute), Denis Zhirnov (54th), Igor Yakovlev (56th) and Nikolai Goldubin (69th) scored goals. Hosts Nick Ebert (23), Sergei Shirokov (32) and Alexey Mikheev (42) scored.
Kontinental Hockey League (KHL)
March 14, 2023 • Start at 17:00
ended in OT
“Motorist” for the first time played the seventh match in the Gagarin Cup series. On account of “Metallurg” were six victories in nine seventh matches. Magnitogorsk forward Brendan Leipsik played his 200th game in the KHL.
Metallurg won the best of four series 4-3 and advanced to the quarterfinals of the Gagarin Cup for the 12th time in history. In the semi-finals of the Eastern Conference, Magnitogorsk will play against Avangard Omsk who beat Sibir Novosibirsk in six matches (4-2) in the quarter-finals.
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