The match was decided at the very end.
Hockey club The Helsinki Joker’s points account did not open in the second match of the new KHL season, when the team bowed to Neftehimik Nižnekamski in the away game on Saturday with goals 2-4.
Brian O’Neill hit the Joker season opener in the first set with superiority Jordan Schroederin and Hannes Björnisen initialization. In the second installment Iiro Pakarinen brought guests to levels 2 and 2.
Neftehimik settled the score at the end of the match when the Czech defender Ronald Knot hit the winning goal in time 57.08. The final readings are sealed blank Yegor Popov.
Jokers keeper Janne Juvonen made his KHL debut in the match and fought the puck 23 times. Neftehimik’s goalkeeper Frans Tuohimaa had to fight only 15 times.
The Jokers, who bent 0–3 to Ak Bars Kazan on Thursday, will continue through Monday at their home field against Traktor Chelyabinsk.