POSTGAME COMMENTS OF THE HEAD COACHES OF "AK BARS" AND "NEFTEKHIMIK"
Dmitry Kvartalnov, the head coach of "Ak Bars":
- I would like to congratulate Vyacheslav Butsayev and his team on this victory. We played well only in the third period. The opponent was stronger, faster and more motivated.
Vyacheslav Butsayev, the head coach of "Neftekhimik":
- Sure, we played good in the first and second periods. In the third period we practiced our game in penalty killing. We played good in defense, blocked shots and fought till the very end. The atmosphere of the game were unforgettable.
- Could you rate the game of Barulin?
- All the players played well. Sure, he did his best to stop the puck. We cannot speak only about one person. Guys tried to catch the puck, to block the shots. This is also not easy, they helped him.