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Salavat Yulaev defeats Metallurg Magnitogorsk 4-3 in Game 1 of KHL's Eastern Conference final

Fresh off dispatching two-time defending Gagarin Cup champions Ak Bars Kazan, Salavat Yulaev defeated Metallurg Magnitogorsk 4-3 in the first game of their Kontinental League Eastern Conference final series.

Igor Grigorenko, who scored in the first minute of action, and Norwegian Patrick Thoresen lead Salavat Yulaev with a goal and an assist each, while Sweden’s Eric Ersberg recorded 33 saves in goal for the win.

Metallurg, which scored all of its goals on the power play, was lead by star forward Sergei Fedorov, who netted a goal and added an assist.

The KHL’s Gagarin Cup playoff continues with Lokomotiv and Altant Mytishchi facing off in the second game of the Western Conference final in Yaroslavl. Game 2 of the Salavat Yulaev-Metallurg Magnitogorsk series will be Saturday in Ufa.

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