Avangard Omsk beat Barys Astana 3-1 to kick off the East Conference semi-final and remain unbeaten in the play-offs. Ufa wins 1-0 thanks to Goalie Metsola’s shutout and Kemppainen goal at Avtomobilist.
Dynamo Moscow lays the foundation for the rise against Jokerit with five goals in the starting period. Lok wins thanks to a strong middle period and Ufa celebrates a 3-2 overtime victory against Magnitogorsk.
Lokomotiv Yaroslavl needed only one victory to climb to the next round after a 3-0 win over Sochi, as well as Salavat Ufa after today’s 2-1 over-time victory at Metallurg. Dynamo Moscow missed this opportunity with a defeat in Helsinki.
Dynamo Moscow take their first home win in this series with a 3-0 win over Jokerit – Avangard shoots defending champion Ak Bars with a sweep out of the playoffs – Sochi equalizes for the first time in club history a series and Metallurg equalizes in Ufa 2-1 Overtime win at 2-2.
After 13 consecutive defeats, Jokerit Helsinki wins 3-2 in overtime in Game 3 of the Conference quarter-final in Moscow against Dynamo – Avangard wins 4-1 at Kazan – Ufa celebrates a victory over Metallurg and Sochi defeats Lok in overtime.
Omsk also scored six goals in the second playoff game against Ak Bars. In the end, there is a 6-3 for Avangard – Ufa compensates in Magnitogorsk – Dynamo wins again in Helsinki and Lok celebrates a 3-0 over Sochi.