A Year After Tragedy, Yaroslavl Clinches Playoff Birth

MOSCOW, January 21 (R-Sport) – Lokomotiv Yaroslavl has sealed a place in the KHL playoffs in its first season since a plane crash wiped out the entire team after a 4-3 victory over Donbass Donetsk. Monday night’s victory over the Ukrainians lifted to Lokomotiv 84 points, an unattainable total for those outside the playoff zone