Belarus earns qualification tamed Hungary in last period
- Davide Tuniz
Once again Belarussian goalie Andrei Mezin was decisive
Hungary gives its enthusiastic fans a final gift challenging au pair Belarus for two period, knocking against a superb Andrei Mezin, proving they will fight with hopes in relegation round.
Belarus advances to Intermediate Round with high moral and waiting for young defender Vladimir Denisov arrive, scheduled for monday.
Alexei Kaliuzhny opens the score on power play at 03:18 but then Hungary dominates, even the score in second period with Imre Peterdi and having two great chances with Balazs Ladanyi and Marton Vas, but Mezin is outstanding in the save.
During the Hungary's best momentum, Kaliuzhny found a witty pass for Alexei Ugarov: he got control of the puck, was in on a break and sent a backhand past Szuper.
Finally Mikhail Grabovski netted third goal with Ungarian goalie pulled out
Hungary - Belarus 1-3 (0-1,1-0,0-2)
0-1 03:18 Alexei Kaliuzhny (Antonenko,Salei)PP
1-1 25:14 Imre Peterdi (Ladanyi,Vas)
1-2 54:25 Alexei Ugarov (Kaliuzhny,Grabovski)
1-3 59:10 Mikhail Grabovski (Kaliuzhny,Salei)
PIM: 5x2 - 1x2 SOG: 23-42 Att: 4.710
MVP: Balazs Ladanyi - Konstantin Koltsov
Story added on 28th April 2009 at 17:29 GMT
Story submitted by: Davide Tuniz.