Nizhny Novgorod Torpedo hockey players continue to play in the regular KHL championship of the 2023-2024 season. The team from Nizhny Novgorod has been playing under the leadership of Igor Larionov for 2 seasons in a row and has shown excellent results, gaining a foothold in the first half of the tournament table. At the moment, Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod is in 6th place in the Western Conference standings, having scored 74 points in 62 matches. According to additional indicators, Torpedo is inferior to Severstal from Cherepovets.
In the home match against Neftekhimik, the Torpedo hockey players, according to the pre-match situation, were supposed to win, but the Nizhny Novgorod team could not live up to the expectations of the fans. Igor Larionov's team played a dull and gray match, losing for most of it. Avtozavodtsy could have lost in regulation time, but went into overtime, where the guests were stronger. Kirill Urakov, who started the 2023-2024 season in Nizhny Novgorod, hit the goal of the Nizhny Novgorod Torpedo. Thus, the Torpedo hockey players were defeated with a score of 4:3 in extra time.
Torpedo hockey players will play the next match of the KHL regular championship on February 14. Igor Larionov's team will play in an away match against HC Sochi.