over the past years in the East, there seems to be no more than criticize the top of the club than “Salavat”. Like and financial capabilities Ufa is not deprived of, and which only coaches in team is not invited, and stability both was not, and for four years, ulicy never rose above the tenth place in the regular championship KHL. With the arrival of Nikolai Sulygina in April 2018, the situation has not changed much. Two of the regular season 44-year-old has been under barrage of criticism and rumors about the resignation. However, the second year it all stops in the playoffs. Last season “Salavat” sensationally reached the Eastern conference finals, where the thrust of the series lost to “Avant-garde”. This time with the hawks wards Sulygina was found at the stage of 1/8 finals. Now and then there is “Salavat”.
“Spartak” and “Dinamo” will play the sixth match of the series play-offs without an audience
– Load the critics will not fall down. This is the fate of a coach, constantly criticize, look for errors. To be honest working with the team, the result will come, say the results of the sixth match of Zalygin.
Although in the beginning of the series, the Ufa, in addition lost due to the injury of their best sniper Nikita Soshnikova, again were considered the clear underdogs. The key, perhaps, was the second match of the series, in which “Salavat” managed to equalize just seconds before the final siren to snatch victory in overtime.
In the quarterfinals of the Ufa will once again try to impress. It will be harder for the opponent Nikolay Sulygina will be the best team in the Eastern conference of Kazan “AK bars”. In the regular season the teams played a six-person matches: “Salavat Yulaev” inhave igral only two of them. However, in the playoffs everything is different. Recall that another series of 1/4 finals in the East will play Kazakhstan “Barys” and Novosibirsk “Siberia”.