KHL. Spartak - Barys. Before the match
The second match of Barys away series will be held in Moscow on Wednesday. Our team will have a meeting with the local Spartak. Barys successfully started the tour, winning Salavat Yulaev with 3:2 in Ufa on Monday. Team bounced back with 0:2 and won in overtime. The first goal in the KHL was scored by 19-year-old Maxim Musorov, and another goal was added by Darren Dietz. With six accurate shots, captain leads the list of the team's best snipers. In overtime, Roman Starchenko brought Barys a victory, scoring his 179th goal in the Kazakh team jersey in the KHL. He equaled former team captain Brandon Bochenski in this indicator, but to the leader of the list Nigel Dawes – 38 goals. Forward Anton Sagadeev is preparing to play his 200th League game. In the Eastern Conference table, Barys is in 9th position with 11 points in 10 games. Defender Alex Maklyukov and goalkeeper Henrik Karlsson are on the injured reserve.
Spartak continues the home series. Oleg Znarok's team managed to take 75% of possible points in the previous two matches. After losing to Lokomotiv (1:2OT) on Monday, the red-whites had a real shootout with Kunlun – 6:4. Forwards Mikhail Yunkov (1+2) and Ilya Talaluyev (2+1) scored three points each. Spartak is in the group of leaders in terms of capitalizing on power-play – the hosts convert every fourth attempt into a goal (25.4%). In the Western Conference table, Spartak is on the 9th line – Muscovites have 5 wins in 14 games. Defender Nikita Sokolov and forward Anatoly Nikontsev are on the injured reserve.
Match starts at Ufa Arena at 17:30 Moscow time.
Live stream on Qazsport.
Fonbet - official betting company of HC Barys offers the following odds for the upcoming match: P1 - 2.35 | X – 4.25| P2 - 2.55.
General partner of HC "Barys" – JSC "NWF "Samruk Kazyna"