The first matches of the third stage of the European Tour “Beijer Hockey Games” took place today in Malmo, Sweden. The winner was the Russian team, which beat Finland 3: 2, as well as Sweden, which beat the Czech Republic 3: 2 in overtime.
Russia successfully passed the first period, when Artyom Minulin and Ivan Chekhovich put their team in the lead with 2: 0. In the second third, Jere Innala reduced the deficit to a minimum. In the third period, Vladimir Butuzov restored the dominance of the two goals, while in the last minute You Pustinen scored the second goal in favor of Finland – 3: 2.
In the second game After 60 minutes the score was 2: 2 – Jirži Smejkals and Radan Lencs scored for the Czech Republic and Nils Lundkvist and Pontuss Holmbergs for Sweden. Points added in the third minute by Linus Johason
The tournament will continue on Saturday, February 13 with two games – Finland will play with the Czech Republic, but Sweden – with Russia. The closing matches will be played on Sunday.
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