Torpedo Secures Gagarin Cup Series Victory Over Dynamo
Moscow, March 12 – Nizhny Novgorod “Torpedo” in overtime defeated Moscow “Dynamo” in the sixth game of the first qualifying round of the Continental Hockey Championship (KHL) and advanced to the quarterfinals of the Gagarin Cup.
The meeting in Moscow ended with a score of 2: 1 (0: 0, 1: 1, 0: 0, 1: 0) in favor of the guests, whose duet was scored by Denis Yan (30, 62 minutes). The hosts scored Eric O’Dell (31).
Kontinental Hockey League (KHL)
March 12, 2023 • Start at 17:00
ended in OT
The score in the series up to four wins was 4-2 in favor of Torpedo. The Nizhny Novgorod club reached the second round of the KHL playoffs for the first time since 2016 and the third time in history. He will know his rival “Torpedo” in the quarter-finals of the Gagarin Cup at the end of the series between CSKA Moscow and “Severstal” Cherepovets.
For the first time in history, Dynamo lost in the first round of the KHL playoffs. In 2020, the Gagarin Cup was discontinued due to the coronavirus pandemic, and in 2018, the blue and whites could not guarantee a place in the playoffs.
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