In the final, the Russian team met with the current holder of the Gagarin Cup SKA. On the 17th minute of the second period when the national team played in the minority, the player decided to fire a long shot that was caught by surprise by the Finnish goalkeeper of Petersburgers Mikko Koskinen.
"The working distance, 50 meters, you can throw!" - said the press service of Federation of hockey of Russia on Twitter.
Interestingly, Chudinov at club level stands for SKA. CSKA lost the final in shootout - 3:4.