European Leagues

KHL Game Day: 10-10-15

Khanty-Mansiysk 3 vs. Vladivostok 0
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansisysk, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 5 SOG
Season totals: 19 GP, 6-6-12, +6, 4 PIM

Vladislav Fokin stopped all 38 shots he faced to lead Yugra to a 3-0 win over Vladivostok. Yugra got 2 goals and 3 points from 23 year old centerman Kirill Rasskazov in the win. Nikita Gusev was scoreless in 15:16 of ice time, but he did tie Rasskazov with a team high 5 shots on goal. Yugra, which has been one of the doormats of the league the past few seasons, has risen to 2nd on the Eastern Conference table with the win, 2 points shy of Novosibirsk for the top spot.

KHL Game Day: 10-9-15

Magnitogorsk 2 vs. Bratislava 3
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, No Decision, 5/7, 8.18 GAA, .714 sv%
Season totals: 17 GP, 7-5-4, 0 SO, 2.08 GAA, .923 sv%

Vasily Koshechkin was lifted after 14:40 in Magnitogorsk's 3-2 loss to Slovan Bratislava. Caps first rounder Ilya Samsonov allowed 1 goal on 14 shots the rest of the way for the back door loss. Ex-Lightning prospect defenseman Michal Sersen had a helper on the game winner for Slovan.

Nizhnekamsk 0 vs. Jokerit 3
Saku Salminen, Jokerit, 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 5 GP, 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM

Saku Salminen notched his first career KHL point assisting on ex-Islanders pick Jesse Joensuu's game opening goal in Jokerit's 3-0 blanking of Nizhnekamsk. Salminen played 5:36 in the win. Joensuu also had a helper in the match.

CSKA 1 vs. Novgorod 4
Carter Ashton, Novgorod, 0-0-0, +1, 2 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 12 GP, 3-0-3, -3, 10 PIM

Carter Ashton took a minor for tripping in 13:41 of ice time as Novgorod crushed CSKA 4-1. Ex-Avs pick Linus Videll had a helper in the win for Novgorod.

KHL Game Day: 10-8-15

Khanty-Mansiysk 0 vs. Khabarovsk 1
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 18 GP, 6-6-12, +6, 4 PIM

Nikita Gusev was held scoreless in 16:53 of ice time as his current club, Yugra, fell 1-0 to his former club, Khabarovsk. Finnish netminder Juha Metsola stopped all 26 shots he faced for the shutout.

KHL Game Day: 10-7-15

Magnitogorsk 3 vs. Zagreb 2 (OT)
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, OT Win, 21/23, 1.99 GAA, .913 sv%
Season totals: 16 GP, 7-5-4, 0 SO, 1.98 GAA, .927 sv%

Ex-Blue Jackets pick Sergei Mozyakin had a pair of goals, including the OT winner, in Magnitogorsk's 3-2 win over Zagreb. Zagreb got a goal from ex-NHLer Gilbert Brule in defeat.

Chelyabinsk 5 vs. Jokerit 3
Saku Salminen, Jokerit, DNP
Season totals: 4 GP, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM

Ex-Flyers pick Andrei Popov had 1 goal and 4 points for Chelyabinsk in their 5-3 win over Jokerit.

KHL Game Day: 10-6-15

Khanty-Mansiysk 2 vs. Novosibirsk 1 (SO)
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 17 GP, 6-6-12, +7, 4 PIM

Nikita Gusev scored on 2 of 3 attempts in the Shootout, including the winner, in Yugra's 2-1 win over Novosibirsk. He played 15:37 in the match. Ex-Star Tomas Vincour had the lone goal of the match for Novosibirsk.

KHL Game Day: 10-5-15

Novgorod 3 vs. Omsk 2 (SO)
Carter Ashton, Novgorod, 1-0-1, -2, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 11 GP, 3-0-3, -4, 8 PIM

Carter Ashton had the Third Period, game tying, power play goal in Novgorod's 3-2 Shootout win against Omsk. Ex-NHLer Vladimir Sobotka had a goal in defeat for Avangard.

KHL Game Day: 10-4-15

Khanty-Mansisysk 3 vs. Novokuznetsk 2 (SO)
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, 1-1-2, +1, 0 PIM, 7 SOG
Season totals: 16 GP, 6-6-12, +6, 4 PIM

Nikita Gusev had an even strength goal, a power play helper, and the penalty shot session winner in Yugra's 3-2 victory over Novokuznetsk. The young forward played 22:19 in the game and also had a team high 7 shots on goal. Novokuznetsk got a goal by ex-Avs pick Ryan Stoa in defeat.

Jokerit 1 vs. CSKA 3
Saku Salminen, Jokerit, DNP
Season totals: 4 GP, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM

Ex-Syracuse Crunch Geoff Platt had a goal for CSKA in their 3-1 defeat of Jokerit.

Bratislava 2 vs. Magnitogorsk 5
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, Win, 29/31, 2.00 GAA, .935 sv%
Season totals: 15 GP, 6-5-4, 0 SO

Czech forward Tomas Filippi, a former QMJHLer with Quebec and Baie-Comeau, had 1 goal and 3 points to pace Magnitogorsk in their 5-2 win over Slovan Bratislava. Slovan got a helper from ex-NHLer Ladislav Nagy in defeat.

KHL Game Day: 10-3-15

Novgorod 2 vs. Astana 0
Carter Ashton, Novgorod, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 10 GP, 2-0-2, -2, 8 PIM

Carter Ashton was scoreless in 18:42 in Novgorod's 2-0 win over Barys Astana. Goaltender Mikhail Biryukov stopped all 32 shots he faced for the shutout. Ex-Avs pick Linus Videll also had a helper in the win.

KHL Game Day: 10-2-15

Zagreb 4 vs. Magnitogorsk 1
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, Loss, 7/9, 4.81 GAA, .778 sv%
Season totals: 14 GP, 5-5-4, 0 SO, 1.98 GAA, .927 sv%

Vasily Koshechkin was pulled early in the Second Period in Magnitogorsk's 4-1 loss to Zagreb. Capitals first rounder Ilya Samsonov stopped 15 of 16 the rest of the way for Magnitka in relief. Zagreb was paced by 2 goals and 3 points from ex-Lightning pick Marek Kvapil and 1 goal and 2 points by fellow ex-Lightning pick Radek Smolenak.

KHL Game Day: 10-1-15

Ekaterinburg 3 vs. Novgorod 2
Carter Ashton, Novgorod, 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 9 GP, 2-0-2, -2, 8 PIM

Carter Ashton was held off the board in 20:19 of ice time in Novgorod's 3-2 loss to Ekaterinburg. Ex-Avs pick Linus Videll had a goal in defeat for Novgorod.

Khanty-Mansiysk 2 vs. Dinamo Minsk 1 (OT)
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 15 GP, 5-5-10, +5, 4 PIM

Nikita Gusev assisted on the Overtime winner, a power play goal, in Yugra's 2-1 win over Minsk. He played 18:49 in the contest. Ex-Blackhawks pick Matt Ellison had Minsk's lone goal in defeat.

Jokerit 3 vs. St. Petersburg 2
Saku Salminen, Jokerit, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 4 GP, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM

Saku Salminen was scoreless in 4:49 of ice time and 67% on 3 draws in Jokerit's 3-2 win over SKA St. Petersburg. Jokerit captain and ex-NHLer Niko Kapanen had a goal for Jokerit in the victory.

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