December 3rd, 18:00, Kyiv, Sports Palace. Broadcast: MEGOGO, YouTube FHU

After a brief hiatus, Vadym Shakhraichuk’s team is back in action. This week, Kyiv team was scheduled to have two matches against Dnipro in Odesa. However, due to technical difficulties, the matches couldn’t be organized at the local Sports Palace. As a result, the Capitals will play on their home ice. Their opponent for this game is Kremenchuk.

In recent news, an interesting player exchange took place between the team from Poltava region and the aforementioned Dnipro. Defender Hlib Varava went to team from Kherson while forward Dmytro Poperezhai has joined Dmytro Sumets’ team.

Turning our attention to the Capitals, it’s important to mention some updates from the team’s infirmary. American player Colin Whitt has suffered an injury during training and will undergo a recovery process in the near future.

Regarding the head-to-head matches between the teams, we have seen a total of three encounters thus far. In all three instances, the home team emerged as the victors. The history of these matches began with a cup match where Kremenchuk triumphed with a score of 4:1 at the Iceberg Arena.

On October 19th, during the championship, the first face-to-face meeting between the opponents was held. In Kyiv Capitals, showcased a confident performance and defeated their opponents with a remarkable score of 6:0. Boris Babik contributed to this victory by achieving a brilliant shutout. It is worth mentioning that this triumph marked the first-ever win for Vadym Shakhraichuk`s team against representatives of TOP-4.

The most recent match between these teams occurred on November 4th and was an exceptionally long encounter, lasting over six hours due to two air alarms. However, Dmytro Sumets’ team was better prepared to handle such challenging circumstances and emerged victorious with a score of 5:2.

Furthermore, it is noteworthy that the Capitals currently lead the tournament table as they have accumulated 29 points from their 13 matches played. On the other hand, Kremenchuk has obtained one point less after participating in 14 meetings.

Regarding the 15th round, one match has already taken place where Tryzub secured their third victory over the Kharkiv Berserks this season. Meanwhile, as part of today’s daytime program, Sokil and Dnipro will take to the ice at the Kyiv Sports Palace.