CSKA Moscow confidently defeated SKA in St. Petersburg with a score of 7:3 and took the lead in the final series of the Western Conference. Now the capital’s army team is one step away from reaching the final.
Andrey Svetlakov (12), Mikhail Grigorenko (13, 32, 54, empty net), Konstantin Okulov (46, 58, empty net) and Maxim Mamin (51) scored the winners with washers. The losers included Alexander Nikishin (6), Emil Galimov (7) and Alexander Volkov (54).
The score in the series was 3-2 in favor of CSKA. The sixth game will take place in Moscow in two days, on April 12.
Recall that the first finalist of the Gagarin Cup is already known – they became Kazan “Ak Bars”. A series against the “Vanguard” club from Tatarstan won with a score of 4-1.