Press Conference «Metallurg Mg – Neftekhimik» 09/30/2022


Press Conference «Metallurg – Neftekhimik» 09/30/2022

Oleg Leontyev, the head coach of HC Neftekhimik:

– I congratulated the guys on the victory. It was a good game with great team work. Our PP unit did a great job too. Our goaltender kept us in the game. Congratulations to our fans and players on this victory!

– After that losing streak was it hard not to lose confidence?

– You are right, it was not easy but we did it. The guys tried to keep their heads cool. The team fought to the very end. We will not stop and we will move forward.

– Why did you decide to play offensive hockey against Metallurg?

Because we are a young team. Both players and coaches like offensive. You know, we play kind of hybrid hockey.

– Don't you think that the team is on a right way?

– If you look at preseason tournaments stats, it is obvious, that we played well. Now, have a look at teams we played against. You will not be surprised why this kind of hockey is a right one for us.

Ilya Vorobyov, the head coach of HC Metallurg Mg:

– We outshot our opponent 14-4 shots in the first period. That was a good possibility for us to have a comfortable advantage. Undoubtedly, two penalties that we got led to two conceded goals. After that, the opponent played well defensively.

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