First star of the gameday on February 1st is Sibirskie Snaipery Novosibirsk Region forward Pavel Ruban. ‘The Snipers’ faced Altay Ust-Kamenogorsk and it turned out to be a blowout. Sibirskie Snaipery walked away with a 9-2 win.
Not only the 18-year-old forward was of big help to his team, scoring a hat-trick, those three goals were his first three goals in the league. Overall Pavel Ruban played 18 games this regular season.
Sibirskie Snaipery will play their next games on February 5th and February 6th. Novosibirsk team will go on the road to Astana, Kazakhstan to play Snezhnye Barsy. You can watch both of the games live on Junior Hockey League official website. The puck drops at 9-00am Moscow time for the first game of the back-to-back series and at 2-30pm for the second game.