Ihor Arkhypenko’s team confidently dealt with Serhii Zharskyi’s team.

Kryzhynka-Capitalsyiv) Sokilyiv) – 4:0 (2:0; 1:0; 1:0)
1:0 – Plesovskykh (Arkhypenko), 05:46; 2:0 – Valkun, 18:44; 3:0 – Sapozhnik (Mosiuk, Fedotenko, power play), 37:57; 4:0 – Mosiuk (Revuka), 52:07
Series score: 1:0

The teams took the ice at the Chalette Arena with distinct objectives in mind. The hosts were determined to maintain their title as champions while the guests were eager to overturn 2022nd year’s outcome.

As previously mentioned, during the regular championship, each team secured two wins, with the Kryzhynka-Capitals claiming victory by a two-goal margin only once. The remaining matches were decided by a one-goal difference or in a shootout sequence.

In the current encounter, our team benefitted significantly from a strong start, ending the initial period with a two-goal lead courtesy of pucks from Plesovskykh and Valkun.

Subsequently, Ihor Arkhypenko’s squad extended their lead as Sapozhnik and Mosiuk found the back of the net once more. Ultimately, Kryzhynka-Capitals emerged triumphant with a 4:0 scoreline, taking a 1:0 lead in the series.

The second match between the teams is scheduled to take place on March 27th at the Kyiv Sports Palace.