Remembering playoffs

In the last game of the tournament Traktor lost to Barys in shootout.

Coaching staff of Traktor continued to change lineup and added 6 new players to the roster. First line and second pair of defense remained unchanged. Alexei Kruchinin returned from injury list and was placed in line with Maxim Yakutsenya and Paul Szczechura.

The game was extremely competitive from the very beginning and resembled playoff rivalry from Gagarin Cup-2017. Traktor got the lead after Alexander Sharov scored in breakaway which was organized with Danil Mameyev’s long pass. Host team restored stat-quo – the score was made even by American line. The climatic part of the game was postponed till the third period. First, Ivan Vishnevsky scored his first goal for Traktor. Than Barys’ newcomer Linden Vey equalized  the score with the shot from the slot. Remaining time and 5 extra minutes were not enough. The result was determined by shootout – eventually, Linden Vey and Nigel Dawes got the victory for their team.

Statistics

TRAKTOR Chelyabinsk vs BARYS Astana – 2:2 (1:0, 0:1, 1:1) ot 0:0 so 0:2
Goals:
Sharov (Mamayev) 13 (1:0), Dawes (Vey, Dallmen) 28 (1:1), Vishnevsky (Yakutsenya) 42 (2:1 – pp.), Vey 56 (2:2)

Shootout: Vey – 0:1, Kruchinin – 0:1 (Goalkeeper), Dawes – 0:2, Szczechura – 0:2 (Goalkeeper)

TRAKTOR:
Francouz
Bailen – Vishnevsky, Penkovsky – Polygalov – Videll;
Koltsov – Borodkin, Kruchinin – Szczechura – Yakutsenya;
Alexei Petrov – Isayev, Chernikov – Yuri Petrov – Kravtsov;
Mamayev – Klimontov, Mosharov – Sharov – Zinovyev;
Petrikov, Sholokhov.

BARYS:
Kudryavtsev (58:38 – 60:00 – empty net)
Dietz – Dallmen, Dawes – St.Peirre – Vey;
Semyonov – Savchenko, Mikhailis –Shevchenko – Belgibayev;
Lipin – Shalapov, Markelov – Trivino – Pushkaryov;
Maklyukov – Polokhov, Akolzin – Sagadeyev – Likhotnikov;
Nikulin.

11th of August, 2017. Astana, Kazakhstan.

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