On the evening half of the thirty-sixth game day of the ISHF LIGA PRO ELECTROSTAL OPEN 2021, the only competitor who still had a chance of changing their position in the standings was Kuznya, who are claiming a 3-4 position in the table.
The Molotoboytsy got one win before the break, over Kuznya, who needed those three points. In the rest of the games, the team lost in a blowout with a 15-5 goal difference. The Molotoboytsy players are missing the opportunity to join one of the playoff teams because of these results.
Kuznya lost only to the Molotoboytsy, a loss that prevented the team from climbing to fourth place in the standings. After the break, the team returned in sub-optimal form, with the Belarusian team experiencing problems in every game, but eventually getting results.
Ferrum showed good results for the 10th team. A resounding victory over the Molotoboytsy, then the team lost the rest of the matches, but the players were able to show a very high quality game.
Almaty finally got more than one win, although this has no effect on the tournament position, the team can gain form thanks to such matches before the decisive games. Even in the game lost to Kuznya, the team lost by only one puck.
The results of the evening half of the thirty-sixth game day of the ISHF LIGA PRO ELECTROSTAL OPEN 2021:
Ferrum – Molotoboytsy 9:4
Kuznya – Almaty 5:4
Almaty – Molotoboytsy 6:1
Kuznya – Ferrum 7:5
Ferrum – Almaty 3:4
Molotoboytsy – Kuznya 6:5
The Molotoboytsy, finally for them, go on pause after this game day. The team, at last, got one win, but the overall picture is depressing… In the penultimate game day of the regular season, the Armeets and Uralets return. The team from Kachkanar have to fight for the silver medal, now occupied by Belsk. The gap is 12 points. A fantastic quartet of Kuznya, Armeets, Uralets and Crystal are coming together in the evening half of the game day.