After the morning half of the sixteenth game day of the ISHF LIGA PRO ELECTROSTAL OPEN 2021, there were important changes in the standings. Crystal dropped even lower, and their place was taken by Belarusian team Belsk. This morning there was no clear leader, everyone managed to lose.
Armeets couldn’t get far from their pursuers, suffering 2 defeats this morning. Yesterday nothing foretold such a failure, but something in the game of the Balashikha team broke down. The only victory was obtained in a series of penalty shots, but it also could not have been possible, if for 2 seconds before the end of the match the captain of the Chetyre Ledokola made the shot for an infringement of the rules.
The Icebreakers themselves also picked up only one win, beating Belsk. The team continues to make changes to the squad. Today a new goalkeeper made his debut for the team, who got 7 pucks from the Armeets in his first game. The baptism of fire continued against another leader, Belsk, but here the goalkeeper managed to save the game for his team.
Belsk continue their ascent to the top, losing only to the Chetyre Ledokola. The team looks confident, the squad played. In the main encounter, the Belarusian Derby, they defeated Mogilev Kuznya, a win over which secured the Minsk team the second spot in the standings.
The results of the morning half of the sixteenth game day of the ISHF LIGA PRO ELECTROSTAL OPEN 2021:
Kuznya – Chetyre Ledokola 7:5
Belsk – Armeets 7:2
Chetyre Ledokola – Belsk 4:2
Armeets – Kuznya 5:6
Chetyre Ledokola – Armeets 2:3
Kuznya – Belsk 1:3
The 2 teams go to a well-deserved rest after the morning part of the 16 game day. The Icebreakers secured their 9th place in the standings, while Kuznya successfully retained their 4th. Evening matches promise to be eventful, as the quartet includes Crystal, who lost even second place in the table, and Uralets, who are 7 points away from fourth place.