CSKA 5 @ Dynamo Riga 4 (SO)
Martins Karsums, Dynamo Riga, 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 47 GP, 14-11-25, -6, 46 PIM
Ex-NHLer Slava Kozlov had a goal and the shootout winner in CSKA's 5-4 win over Riga. Former Devils and Leafs farmhand Alexander Suglobov also had 1 goal and 1 assist in the match for CSKA. Martins Karsums was scoreless with a minor penalty for slashing in 15:49 in the match.
Farjestads 1 @ Sodertalje 3
Riku Helenius, Sodertalje, DNP
Season totals: 14 GP, 2-9-0, 0 SO, 3.04 GAA, .880 sv%
Ex-Avs draft pick Linus Videll had a goal in Sodertalje's 3-1 win over Farjestads. The win vaulted Sodertalje 2 points ahead of Farjestads into 10th in the 12 team Elitserien. If Sodertalje can find a way to stay in the top 10, they'll avoid the Kval till Elitserien promotion/relegation round.
Chekhov 2 @ Dynamo Riga 4
Martins Karsums, Dynamo Riga, 1-0-1, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 46 GP, 14-11-25, -6, 44 PIM
Martins Karsums scored his 14th goal of the season in 16:53 of ice time in Riga's 4-2 win over Chekhov. Ex-Predators pick Lauris Darzins had 1 goal and 1 assist in the win for Riga.
Dynamo Minsk 1 @ Dynamo Riga 3
Martins Karsums, Dynamo Riga, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 45 GP, 13-11-24, -6, 44 PIM
Mikelis Redlihs had a pair of goals in Riga's 3-1 win over Minsk. Martins Karsums was scoreless in 19:14 in the match.
Chekhov 2 @ Cherepovets 1
Vasily Koshechkin, Cherepovets, DNP
Season totals: 27 GP, 14-13-0, 2 SO, 2.94 GAA, .909 sv%
Vasily Koshechkin sat backup as ex-Capitals pick Rostislav Stana allowed 2 goals on 21 shots in Cherepovets' 2-1 loss to Chekhov. Ex-Flames draft pick Kevin Lalande made 23 saves for the win.
Dynamo Riga 4 @ CSKA 3 (SO)
Martins Karsums, Dynamo Riga, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 44 GP, 13-11-24, -6, 44 PIM
Veteran forward Alexander Nizhivy had 1 goal and 2 assists and scored both of Riga's shootout goals in a 4-3 shootout win over CSKA. Martins Karsums was scoreless in 17:11 in the match. Ex-Rangers draft pick Jan Marek had a pair of goals in the loss for CSKA.
Dynamo Riga 3 @ Cherepovets 4 (SO)
Vasily Koshechkin, Cherepovets, Win, 33/36, 2.77 GAA, .917 sv%
Season totals: 26 GP, 14-12-0, 2 SO, 2.93 GAA, .910 sv%
Martins Karsums, Dynamo Riga, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 42 GP, 13-10-23, -6, 44 PIM
Vasily Koshechkin turned away all three shooters he faced in Cherepovets' 4-3 shootout win over Riga. Martins Karsums played 18:36 in the match for Riga. Former Predators draft pick Lauris Darzins had a hat trick for Dynamo, as well.