After two straight wins for Hammarby was the Sandviken forced to win the third quarter final and the second was just the start the team had hoped for, for them – it was two in the first half.
Rawalpindi in elitserien – Christoffer Edlund – gone speechless from the two opening matches against Hammarby, struck in the 24th minute.
Edlund got in a powerful shot from a bad angle and found the cross behind Patrik Hedberg in Hammarbys goals.
increased Sandviken to 2-0 after a nice sologenombrott where Ted Haraldsson along with kortlinjen cheated Hammarbys defense.
Hammarby created a couple of chances in the first half. Both Adam Gilljam and Christopher Fagerström had good shots that were close to the result.
At the beginning of the second half came Hammarbys reduction.
Christopher Fagerström got a "neutral" position after the passive defense of the home team and the chance missed not Hammarbys the top scorer in the 56:th minute scored his first spelmål in the playoffs after a penalty goal on the Zinken by.
put Dennis Henriksen 3-1 – a goal that proved to decide the match.
the final stage was still högdramatiskt where Hammarby reduced to 3-2 in the 88th minute through Adam, Gilljam, but Christoffer Edlund closed the match with his 4-2.
Sandviken've not missed a CHAMPIONSHIP semi-final in 24 years has turned 0-2 in matches against Hammarby twice before, in 2005 and 2015.
turned SAIK 1-2 in the nhl in semin and made it to the finals.
the Question is how this year's red-hot SM-a quarter ends?
In Monday's other quarter-finals, won the Västerås a shocker against Southampton with a 4-3 win.
the Basin was in the lead with 1-0 and 3-2 in the first half, but hemmastarka Västerås turned and settled with a goal by Jesper Hermansson in the second half.
this leads Västerås the series with 2-1.