Dynamo played perfect derby against CSKA.
We’re preparing for playoffs while our opponents are trying to improve their position in the standings. During the game we learned our opponent in the first period. Dynamo will face Torpedo.
Teams played with good energy in the first period. And we were lucky to score two goals. Jordan Weal and Pavel Kudryavtsev helped each other to score. The game scenario didn’t change much. Vladimir Bryukvin scored first goal for CSKA this night and later Brennan Menell answered back to restore our 2-goal lead.
CSKA started played better in the third when they quickly tied the game. Eric O’Dell used powerplay chance to restore our lead in the game. The game slowly moved to the end when with 3,5 seconds left to play Mikhail Grigorenko fired top shelf and sent the game into overtime.
Vladislav Kamenev didn’t need much time to quickly finish the game in OT.
Dynamo will finish the regular season at home against Spartak.
CSKA – Dynamo – 5:4 OT (0:2, 1:1, 3:1, 1:0)
Goals: 0:1 Weal, 0:2 Kudryavtsev, 1:2 Bryukvin, 1:3 Menell, 2:3 Plotnikov, 3:3 Kamenev, 3:4 O’Dell, 4:4 Grigorenko, 5:4 Kamenev
Goalies: Reideborn – Volkov