End of game
Game summary: Shots: 50-56 ; Shots on goal: 37-33 ; Goals: 3-2 ; Faceoffs won: 33-33 ; Blocked shots: 9-8 ; Hits: 18-20 ; Foul against: 3-4 ; Penalty in minutes: 8-8
Saves on third period: Makarov 16, Zapolski 7.
Stats of 3rd period: Shots: 21-15 ; Shots on goal: 18-8 ; Goals: 2-1 ; Faceoffs won: 12-10 ; Blocked shots: 4-2 ; Hits: 5-8 ; Foul against: 1-0 ; Penalty in minutes: 0-2
End of 3 period
One minute to go.
Red Star net is empty.
Goalkeeper changed. Jokerit: 30. Zapolski Ryan. Kunlun RS: empty net.
Timeout. Kunlun RS.
Jokerit got out of the machine. At least at the moment it seems like that.
Two minutes remaining of the 3rd period.
Red Star is putting Jokerit in the machine...
Rau's shot barely saved by Zapolski.
Mäntylä scores, it's 3-2.
O'Neill's deflection hits the post.
Mäki wins faceoff 100 - 0, Jaakola shoots from the line, Makarov saves to fishnets.
Joensuu on breakthrough, decision isn't very good and shoots wide.
Game got more speed after Jokerit goel. At least for a moment.
Pekka Jormakka and it is 2-1.
Jaakola's fierce shot saved by Makarov.
Rau shoots, wide.
Game in the start of 3rd period is kind of boring... Nothing to report.
Jaakola gets shot from the line. Shot is lame and goes wide.
Begin of 3 period
Saves on second period: Makarov 10, Zapolski 13.
Stats of 2nd period: Shots: 14-26 ; Shots on goal: 10-14 ; Goals: 0-1 ; Faceoffs won: 13-10 ; Blocked shots: 3-4 ; Hits: 8-6 ; Foul against: 1-3 ; Penalty in minutes: 6-4
End of 2 period
One minute remaining of the 2nd period.
Yashin's shot saved by Zapolski.
Velichkin's shot goes from Jokerit player feet and it is dangerous. Ends to fishnets though.
Teams are at full strength.
It takes time to make that decision... Minutes already.
Red Star (possible) goal is being rewieved from the video.
Huhtala on breakthrough, was held by hands by Red Star player. No penalty though.
Videll shoots, Zapolski saves.
Red Star at full strength, Jokerit have four skaters.
Three on four for 15 second. Then Jokerit get fourth skater and three seconds later it will be 5 on 4 pp for Red Star.
In the end - it wasn't Makarov who got that throwing the stick -penalty. It was #72 Pereskokov.
Teams at full strength.
Salminen's nice shot saved nicely by Makarov.
Makarov's penalty is served by #72 Vadim Pereskokov. I am not sure the penalty reason...
Nice steal by Bakos on the Jokerit blue line.
Jokerit were in the machine the beginning of the period. Now they've got out of their own area.
Three saves for Zapolski, where were Jokerit defenders?
Begin of 2 period
Both refs are on the ice. Moving of #35 looks a bit painful. But let's hope he's okay to go to the end of this game and he is ok.
There was no whistle and the end of first period was played with one referee (and two linesmen). We'll see if we have one or two referees for the 2nd period.
Saves on first period: Makarov 8, Zapolski 11.
Stats of 1st period: Shots: 15-15 ; Shots on goal: 9-11 ; Goals: 1-0 ; Faceoffs won: 8-13 ; Blocked shots: 2-2 ; Hits: 5-6 ; Foul against: 1-1 ; Penalty in minutes: 2-2
End of 1 period
One minute remaining of the 1st period.
Hurt referee seems to be in a shape that he can return to the game. Waiting for the whistle he can get back to the ice.
Teams at full strength.
Puck deflect dangerously from Collins, goes a bit wide.
Referee fell down and is hurt. Let's see if he can continue.
Regin scores from the Genoway's pass.
Rau goes through the defence, shot is saved by Zapolski.
Jalasvaara shoots from the redline towards the net, Zapolski needs to close the puck.
Kulda from the line, doesn't go all the way to the net.
Yuen almost got to go to breakthrough, Jokerit defender stop him at the last moment.
Jensen from the line, stops to defender.
Kulda's shot failed and for that reason it was more dangerous that it would've been if it didn't fail.
Clever shot by O'Neill, Makarov got that one.
Jalasvaara from the line, easy to pick for Zapolski.
Jaakola's slap shot blocked by Pereskokov and it seems to hurt.
Finally the game is on. There were two ceremonial puck drops before the game. And all those ceremonies took couple of minutes...
Begin of game
There is Santa Claus on the ice...
Teams will start the game with following lineups:
Red Star: GK Makarov, LD Mäntylä, RD Jalasvaara, LW Rau, C Collins, RW Videll
Jokerit: GK Zapolski, LD Kulda, RD Genoway, LW Joensuu, C Regin, RW O'Neill
Day's game got visitors from China. Welcome Kunlun Red Star to Helsinki for first time!
|18. Joensuu Jesse|
|21. O'Neill Brian|
|93. Regin Peter|
|32. Kulda Arturs|
|55. Genoway Charles|
|22. Niemi Mika|
|29. Salminen Sakari|
|61. Huhtala Tommi|
|7. Lauridsen Oliver|
|44. Jensen Jesper B.|
|25. Jormakka Pekka|
|41. Pihlstrom Antti|
|96. Hishon Joey|
|2. Rissanen Rasmus|
|6. Jaakola Topi|
Rissanen Rasmus (d)
Jaakola Topi (d)
Lauridsen Oliver (d)
Anttila Marko (f)
Maki Tomi (f)
Marjamaki Masi (f)
Joensuu Jesse (f)
O'Neill Brian (f)
Niemi Mika (f)
Jormakka Pekka (f)
Salminen Sakari (f)
Kulda Arturs (d)
Pihlstrom Antti (f)
Jensen Jesper B. (d)
Genoway Charles (d)
Huhtala Tommi (f)
Regin Peter (f)
Hishon Joey (f)
Fleury Damien (f)
Mikulovich Alexander (d)
Viklund Tobias (d)
Rau Chad (f)
Mantyla Tuukka (d)
Ponikarovsky Alexei (f)
Velichkin Igor (f)
Peretyagin Sergei (d)
Jalasvaara Janne (d)
Videll Linus (f)
Marcinko Tomas (f)
Pereskokov Vadim (f)
Bellemore Brett (d)
Alshevsky Stanislav (f)
Collins Sean (f)
Bakos Martin (f)
Alshevsky Yaroslav (f)
Yashin Oleg (f)
Yuen Zach (d)
Ying Rudi (f)