The Omsk team beat CSKA 1: 0 in the sixth meeting of the final and won the series (4-2).
For the first time in its history, Avangard won the main KHL trophy. Previously, the Hawks have lost twice in the finals – in 2012 and 2019.
The single puck was forgotten by Sergei Tolchinsky 32 seconds before the coffin of the 1st stage. After Oliver Kaska’s pass, Tolchinsky made a one-touch throw from the blue line.
In the history of Russian hockey “Avangard” became the champion in another one – in the 2003/04 season the club won the Super League.
During the current Gagarin Cup, the team of coach Bob Hartley beat Avtomobilist, Metallurg, Ak Bars and CSKA.