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Avtomobilist suffered their first defeat of the season in the KHL, losing to Spartak

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DescriptionPlayers “the Motorist” Vyacheslav Litovchenko and “Spartacus” Anatoly Nikontsev© Donat Sorokin/TASS

TASS, September 21. Yekaterinburg “Motorist” has lost Moscow “Spartaku” with the account 2:4 in the match of the regular championship of the Continental hockey League (KHL). The meeting was held in Yekaterinburg.

In the composition of the Yekaterinburg team goals scored Jeff Platt (15 minutes) and Peter Holland (27). Spartak’s Artyom Fedorov (20), Michael Unicov (21), Jacob Rylov (21) and Maxim Goncharov (35).

Players of “Spartacus” scored three goals in 40 seconds, a record in the NHL belongs to the St. Petersburg SKA (28 seconds). Holland fifth match in a row to score points (3 goals + 2 assists), striker “Motorist” Brooks Macek fourth match in a row (3 goals + 3 assists). Striker “Spartak” Gennady Stolyarov spent 500 th game in the NHL.

“Spartak” has interrupted a series of defeats that lasted three matches. The Moscow team managed to win in Ekaterinburg for the first time from 24 October 2015, when “Spartacus” won in overtime with the score 3:2. Avtomobilist suffered their first defeat in the current season of the KHL.

In the standings Western conference “Spartacus” climbed to seventh place with 9 points. “Motorist” continues to lead the Eastern conference with 16 points. The following match “Spartak” will play against Ufa “Salavat Yulaev” home, “Motorist” on the road will meet with Moscow “Vityaz”. Both games will be held on September 24.

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