In their third match of the 2021 Nikolai Puchkov Memorial Tournament, Avangard Omsk managed to gain their second win, defeating HC Sochi 2:1.
The winning goal was scored in the 49th minute of play, just eight seconds after Sochi had equalised.
On Saturday, Avangard will return to action against competition hosts SKA, while Sochi will compete with Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod tomorrow evening.
Sochi - Avangard - 1:2 (0:0, 0:1, 1:1)
0:1 Kaski (Gritsyuk, Yakupov), 31.55
1:1 Pilipenko (Feoktistov, Yakimov), 48.38
1:2 Kosov (Zernov), 48.46
Goalkeepers: Hellberg - Demchenko
Shots on target: 29 - 20
Faceoffs: 25 - 28
Hits: 19 - 15
Penalty minutes: 6 - 0
Referees: Kulyov, Oskirko