Salavat Yulaev Ufa - Mechel Chelyabinsk  3-2 (0:0, 2:1, 1:1)

First period:
No scoring.
Second period:
1-0 SAL  4:32  Gorovikov,10 (Skabelka, Denisov) (sh)
2-0 SAL  6:22  Shalamai,2 (Deev, Khasanov)
2-1 MEC  7:32  Leonov,4 (Varitsky)
Third period:
3-1 SAL  9:31  Gorshkov,5 (Shalamai)  (pp)
3-2 MEC 10:55  Krechin,7 (Gaponov, Askarov)  (pp)

Goaltenders: Simchuk (W,18-12-7) 12/14 - Emelyanov (L,10-14-5) 24/27.

Shots:
Salavat   9  8 10 -- 27
Mechel    4  6  4 -- 14

Power play: Ufa 1/5, Mechel 1/2.
March 6. Ufa. Sports Palace. A - 4,100 (4,050).