Khanty-Mansiysk 3 vs. Kazan 4 (OT)
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 10 GP, 2-2-4, -1, 2 PIM
Nikita Gusev was scoreless in 10:01 in Yugra's 4-3 overtime loss to Kazan. Ex-Lightning first rounder Alex Svitov had the overtime winner for Ak Bars.
Nizhnekamsk 4 vs. Ufa 3 (OT)
Andrey Vasilevskiy, Ufa, Loss, 30/34, 3.88 GAA, .882 sv%
Season totals: 5 GP, 3-1-1, 0 SO, 2.15 GAA, .928 sv%
Despite goals from former NHLer Nikita Filatov and former Lightning draft pick Alexei Glukhov, Ufa fell 4-3 today in overtime to Nizhnekamsk. Lightning prospect Andrey Vasilevskiy, at least, still has not lost in regulation this season.
Dinamo Minsk 5 vs. Khanty-Mansiysk 3
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 9 GP, 2-2-4, E, 2 PIM
Nikita Gusev was -2 in a sparing 7:40 of ice time in Yugra's 5-3 loss to Minsk. Ex-Lightning defenseman Lukas Krajicek had a goal in the victory for Dinamo.
Speaking of ex-Lightning defensemen, in a side note, Mike Lundin currently leads the KHL in plus-minus at +14. He currently plays for Barys Astana, which is the same club Victor Hedman played for during the NHL lockout.
Spartak Moscow 0 vs. Khanty-Mansiysk 1
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 8 GP, 2-2-4, +2, 2 PIM
Mikhail Biryukov stopped all 36 shots he faced to lead Yugra to a 1-0 victory over Spartak. Nikita Gusev was scoreless in 13:10 in the match.
Donetsk 2 vs. Khanty-Mansiysk 0
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 7 GP, 2-2-4, +2, 2 PIM
Nikita Gusev was scoreless in 13:08 as Yugra was shutout 2-0 by Donetsk. Ex-NHLer Michael Leighton stopped all 27 shots he faced for the oh-fer.
Chelyabinsk 0 vs. Magnitogorsk 5
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, Win, SO, 34/34, 0.00 GAA, 1.000 sv%
Season totals: 8 GP, 5-2-0, 1 SO, 2.22 GAA, .926 sv%
Vasily Koshechkin stopped all 34 shots he faced to blank Traktor in a 5-0 Magnitogorsk spanking of Chelyabinsk. Metallurg got a pair of goals from former Blue Jackets draft pick Sergei Mozyakin in the victory.
Zagreb 2 vs. Khanty-Mansiysk 1
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, 1-0-1, E, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 6 GP, 2-2-4, +2, 2 PIM
Nikita Gusev had Yugra's only goal in 12:54 of ice time, but Zagreb got goals from former NHLers Jonathan Cheechoo and Brian Willsie to lifyt Zagreb to a 2-1 win.
Additionally, Bolt Prospects has learned Andrey Vasilevskiy's missed time with Ufa is due to an ear infection and he will be back with the club soon.