MINSK, 20 November (BelTA) – HC Dinamo Minsk defeated HC Sochi 3-2 in overtime as the two teams faced each other at Minsk Arena as part of the 2020/21 KHL regular season on 19 November, BelTA has learned.
HC Sochi opened the scoring five minutes into the game. Sergei Shmelyov's sixth goal of the season put the Leopards ahead. The lead lasted five minutes before Alexei Protas tied it up.
In the second period, the home team took the initiative, outshooting Sochi 14-4 but it was Igor Rudenkov who made it 2-1 for the visitors in the 57th minute.
A late power play came to the rescue, with Shane Prince tying the game 11 seconds before the hooter. Another power play tipped the balance in overtime, with Brandon Kozun taking advantage to win it for Minsk.
The Bisons will be back in action on 21 November as they host HC CSKA Moscow, the leader of the Western Conference.