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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

2 Local Teams Alive

MOSCOW () -- Two local teams, Dinamo and Spartak, are still alive after the first round of the Russian Interstate Hockey League playoffs.


Dinamo won on Sunday, 3-1 over CSKA, to gain a home split and a 2-1 win in their series, after dropping Saturday's game 4-2. Meanwhile Spartak, which lost to Avangard on Saturday in Omsk 4-1, scored a 3-2 win on Sunday for an upset series win, 2-1.


The quarterfinals begin Wednesday with Spartak home to Rubin for a single game. Dinamo starts on the road against Byeli Bars in Kazan, then returns home for games Saturday and, if necessary, Sunday.


(For other results, see Scorecard.)