Novosibirsk “Siberia” was the main troublemaker in the first round of the playoffs the Continental hockey League (KHL), winning a second consecutive away victory over Ekaterinburg “Motorist”.

the meeting ended with the victory of the visitors in overtime with the score 1-0, the only goal in the 73rd minute scored Michael Ruohomaa. The goalkeeper “Siberia” Harry Sateri, reflecting 48 shots, defended on the zero second consecutive game of the playoffs CHL.

“Sibir” carries the series home with a 2-0! #Kumokagure pic.twitter.com/X6B82BnmpB

— KHL (@khl) March 4, 2020

In the first match of the series 1/8 finals of the Gagarin Cup in the pair which took place on 2 March in Yekaterinburg, “Siberia” has won 2:0. Thus, the account in a series to four victories became 2-0 in favour of the Siberians, the third round of confrontation will take place on 6 March in Novosibirsk.

In the past regular championship “Siberia” took fifth place in the East, Avtomobilist – fourth, so the club got the advantage.

Best result of the Novosibirsk team in the play-offs was the semi-finals in the 2014-15 season, the Cup ceiling for the “Motorist” is the quarterfinals in the season-2018/19.

the Results of other matches:

Field 2-0 in the series, “Siberia”, thrust #of Moskovskoe, the second row “crackers” Sateri and Sorokin. pic.twitter.com/9XIjRjtrWo

— KHL (@khl) March 4, 2020