Spartak started the one of the most important home series of the season with a game against Severstal. After bitter loss in Minsk our coaches refreshed the lines. In first period we had some advantage, however most of our shots were not too dangerous for the opponent.

The second frame was more about battles, playing hard without goals. The game was in high tempo, both goalies played quiet well. The scenario of last matchup in Cherepovets could be repeated. But, Artyom Fyodorov on the first minute of the third period was able to use a breakaway chance. Later Fyodorov scored from the penalty shot with a powerful blast top shelf.

Ansel Galimov with one minute later set the final score – 3:0. Spartak finished series against Severstal with 3-1 record. Spartak will come back to action on Saturday against Traktor Chelyabinsk.

Spartak – Severstal 3:0 (0:0, 0:0, 3:0)

Goals: 1:0 Fyodorov (Rylov, D.Vishnevsky, 40:57), 2:0 Fyodorov (44:11, PS), 3:0 Galimov (Viklund, Kokarev, 45:16)

Goalies: Bespalov – Podyapolsky, Shugayev