The current champion of Ukraine “Donbass” made a serious bid to confirm their status.
“Donbass” from the first minute snatched on gate Eduard Zakharchenko, hoping at the expense of quick goals to destroy all the plans of the owners. “Kremenchuk” calmly defended and were looking for their chance in front of goal.
The activity of “Donbass” turned out to be more effective systematic approach “Kremenchuka” – 13 minutes, Denis Kochetkov has caused a simple shot, but Zakharchenko suddenly missed the puck under the flap.
The next productive action took place in the beginning of the second period – Zakharchenko unsuccessfully parried the shot Kochetkov, Egor Egorov on the rebound was accurate. 2:0 in favor of “Donbass”.
To get back into the game the hosts managed in the debut of the final 20 minutes. Igor Kovalenya after a successful game of Timur Gritsenko to throw a tight throw hammered the puck into the top corner of the “Donbass”.
The hosts at the end of the match released is goalkeeper sixth field player, but for 55 seconds before the final siren got the third goal in the gate. Sergei Babinets not missed by unprotected frame “Kremenchuk”.
The second match of the series to four victories will be held on March 28 in Kremenchug.
HC Kremenchuk — Donbass 1:3 (0:1, 0:1, 1:1), the account in a series 0:1
Washer: 13:38 Kochetkov (Egorov, Zakharov) — 0:1; 22:43 Egorov (Kochetkov, Zakharov) — 0:2; 42:08 Kovalenya (Gritsenko) — 1:2; 59:05 the pews (Dyachenko, skein — empty net.) — 1:3
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