Hockey players Saligorsk "Shakhtar" first won the title Champion of Belarus, beaten in the final series of Minsk "Youth", BelTA has learned.
March 25 at the Ice "Chizhovka Arena" in the fourth round match decisive wards Andrew Gusov initially inferior hosts missed the puck at the 5th minute when Maxim Parfeevets implemented a numerical advantage. After that, the players, "Youth" tried to build on their success, but guests ably defended, and in the second period seized the initiative and come out ahead. First Alexander Usenko clearly performed a free throw, then the success achieved Karabanov Igor, who managed to excel when "Shakhtar" played in the minority.
Team Mikhail Zakharov, who could not be located on the bridge after the removal of March 24 and the subsequent disqualification, had no how to go for broke. The hosts attacked a lot, but their actions were more welter than meaningfulness, and defense guests, led by goalkeeper Maxim Malyutin successfully coped with throws. And 20 seconds before the final siren, when the goalkeeper "Youth" Vitaly Belinsky gave way fielder, all questions about the winner took Igor Karabanov, scoring the third goal - 3: 1 (0: 1, 2: 0, 1: 0) - and "Shakhtar" won the President's Cup, which is awarded to the champion of Belarus.
In previous matches of the final series miners won twice in their arena of Minsk - 4: 3 and 4: 1, then took over and in Minsk - 5: 1.