On April 28, the Tver hockey player Ilya Kovalchuk won the Gagarin Cup with HC Avangard.
In the sixth match of the final series, Omsk defeated CSKA with a score of 1: 0. The meeting took place in Balashikha, and Sergei Tolchinsky scored the winning goal on the 20th minute of the game. The final score in the series became 4-2.
– Super! It was a good, nervous game. In the end, the nerves lost a little, the minority, but the goalkeeper, of course, and everyone played great, – Kovalchuk commented on the course of the game to Match TV.
Ilya also told how he coped with the pressure of the media and the expectations of the fans.
– In my case, it was necessary to come and not interfere. We had the majority of the best in the league, the minority – the best in the league. The most important thing was to assemble a team, we did it and became a family, – “Covey” summed up his game.