In Druzhkovka was the match of 36 round of the championship of the Ukrainian hockey League, in which “Donbass” took Kherson Dnipro. Before the game the teams were separated by just one point in the standings and in case of victory of Donetsk team took first place.
“Donbass”, “Dnepr” 5:2 (2:0; 2:1; 1:1)
Already on 4 minute the score was opened by the forward of “Donbass” Vadim Mazur, who successfully played on the rebound. Shortly before the end of the first period, the Pitmen doubled the lead Dmitri Ignatenko has substituted a stick under a throw Vladislav Goncharov.
To the three goals gap “Donbass” has increased Vitali Lyalkascored the most. In the middle of the second period, the teams exchanged goals – first, 17-year-old Artem of Calogeroa “struck” Bogdan Dyachenko and 50 seconds Denis Pavement with awkward hands sent the puck from Oleg Petrov.
Shortly before the end of the meeting, “Dnipro” managed to score again when the majority realized Dmitry Pugachev. Kherson has removed the goalkeeper and has released the sixth field player, but to bridge the gap Dnipro failed – instead, Alexander Kostikov used a mistake of defenders and sent the puck into an empty net.
Win 5:2 allowed “Donbass” to go on a pure first place in the standings with a game to spare.
The final match of 36 round of the championship of the Ukrainian hockey League will be held on Thursday, February 14 – “Kremenchug” will “White bars”. The match starts at 18:30.
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