Six months after firing Mike Keenan as their head coach, Metallurg Magnitogorsk claimed their second Gagarin Cup in three years.
As they did in 2014 when winning their first KHL title, Metallurg went the distance, this time defeating Alex Radulov and CSKA 3-1 in Game 7, meaning former NHLers Wojtek Wolski (again) and Alex Semin (15 points in 22 playoff games) are champions, and Evgeni Malkin is a happy man.
Sergei Mozyakin was named MVP after posting 25 points in 22 games.
With the score tied 1-1 late in the second period, Chris Lee gave Metallurg the lead for good.
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