Metallurg vice-president Sergei Laskov said that the team’s defender Alexei Maklyukov was discharged from the hospital.
“Lesha Maklyukov was discharged from the hospital, but this season is over for him. He needs to recover in order to be ready for the next season, ”TASS quoted Laskov as saying.
At the 48th minute of the seventh match of the KHL second round series against Avangard (4:0), Maklyukov left the ice on a stretcher after the puck hit him in the head. After the game, Metallurg’s head coach Ilya Vorobyov said that the hockey player’s life was not in danger.
Yesterday, April 11, Metallurg defeated Traktor (2:1) and won the series of the Eastern Conference final with a score of 4-1. In the final of the Gagarin Cup, the team from Magnitogorsk will play with the winner of the SKA series – CSKA (score in the series – 3-2).