"Metallurgist" extended the contract with the 39-year-old winner of the Gagarin Cup

Metallurg extended the contract with two-time Gagarin Cup winner Koshechkin

MOSCOW, June 1 – Olympic champion in the Russian national team, goalkeeper Vasily Koshechkin extended the contract with the Metallurg hockey club, according to the official website of Magnitogorsk.
The agreement with the 39-year-old two-time winner of the Gagarin Cup as part of Metallurg is calculated until the end of the 2022/23 season. Koshechkin has been playing for Magnitogorsk since 2013, he also played for the team from 2009 to 2010.
In the last regular season of the KHL, Koshechkin played 14 matches (10 wins), two of them played “to zero”. In the playoffs, the goalkeeper took part in 23 meetings, scoring 15 victories and keeping the gate intact three times, Metallurg became the finalist of the Gagarin Cup.
As the season progressed, Koshechkin set a number of club records for goalkeepers. On November 22, he played his 500th game for Metallurg, which was his 100th clean sheet. On April 3, the goalkeeper overcame the mark of 70 victories with Magnitogorsk in the playoffs, and on April 9 he conquered the milestone of 300 victories in the club. The goalkeeper also owns the longest clean sheet in the history of the Gagarin Cup finals – 156 minutes and 34 seconds.


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