European Leagues

KHL Game Day: 3-3-10

Back from the Olympic Break...

Omsk 3 @ Dynamo Riga 5
Martins Karsums, Dynamo Riga, 1-1-2, +4, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 10 GP, 3-3-6, +6, 14 PIM

Karri Ramo, Omsk, Loss, 20/24, 4.03 GAA, .833 sv%
Season totals: 42 GP, 21-16, 4 SO, 2.10 GAA, .913 sv%

Fresh off a solid performance for Latvia in the Olympics, Karsums had 1 goal and 1 assist in 20:26 in a solid drubbing on Avangard Omsk. KHL goal scoring leader Marcel Hossa scored his 33rd and 34th goal of the season in the match for Riga.

Yulaev 3 @ Dynamo Moscow 0
Johan Harju, Dynamo Moscow, 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM, 7 SOG
Season totals: 54 GP, 4-14-18, -10, 38 PIM

Harju led Dynamo in shots on goal in 12:34 but could not crack former NHLer Vitaly Kolesnik in their 3-0 shutout loss to the East's first place team, Yulaev. Harju was 54% on draws in the match.

Cherepovets 1 @ Magnitogorsk 2
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, Win, 24/25, 1.00 GAA, .960 sv%
Season totals: 47 GP, 25-14, 8 SO, 1.89 GAA, .929 sv%

Former Coyotes first round pick Viktor Tikhonov scored his 14th goal of the season in support of Koshechkin in Magnitogorsk's 2-1 win.

Mytischi 3 @ Ekaterinburg 2 (SO)
Denis Kazionov, Ekaterinburg, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 49 GP, 5-3-8, -18, 18 PIM

The younger Kazionov brother played 16:04 in the match and had a team high 4 shots on goal for Ekaterinburg. Former Lightning draft pick Vadim Epanchintsev had an assist in the match for Mytischi.

Spartak Moscow 1 @ Kazan 3
Dmitri Kazionov, Kazan, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 50 GP, 18-8-26, +9, 16 PIM

The elder Kazionov played 15:17 in the match for Kazan.

Elitserien Game Day: 3/1

Sodertalje 2 @ Rogle 1
Riku Helenius, Sodertalje, Win, 30/31, 1.00 GAA, .968 sv%
Season totals: 6 GP, 2-1-2, 0 SO, 2.46 GAA, .919 sv%

Former Lightning draft pick Eric Beaudoin had an assist on Rogle's only goal. There are 5 games remaining in the Elitserien regular season. Sodertalje is on the brink of elimination, 12 points behind 8th place Lulea. In the Elitserien, a regulation win is worth 3 points in the standings.

Olympic Game Night: 2-23-10

Last night...

Czech Republic 3 @ Latvia 2 (OT)
Martins Karsums, Latvia, 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 4 GP, 0-2-2, -2, 2 PIM

Karsums played 18:52 in Latvia's near upset of the Czech Republic, in an Olympics some may remember as the tournament where the world's smaller hockey nations started to close the gap on the world's big powers. Bruins forward David Krejci scored the winner for the Czechs.

The game marked the end of the road for Latvia at the Olympics. Karsums will head back to the KHL from Vancouver.

Olympic Game Night: 2-20-10

Latvia 0 @ Slovakia 6
Martins Karsums, Latvia, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Tournament totals: 3 GP, 0-2-2, -1, 2 PIM

Karsums played 16:53 in the match.

On the other side of the ice, Andrej Meszaros had 3 shots on goal in 19:59 of ice time. The blueliner is scoreless and +1 in 3 tournament games so far.

Olympic Game Night: 2-19-10

Czech Republic 5 @ Latvia 2
Martins Karsums, Latvia, 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Tournament totals: 2 GP, 0-2-2, -1, 2 PIM

Karsums played 16:15 in the match and assisted on another Girts Ankipans goal, this one a power play marker, in the 2nd period.

Elsewhere in the tournament, Ryan Malone had 1 goal and 1 assist in USA's 6-1 win over Norway on Thursday. He has 2 goals and 3 points in 2 games of group play.

Olympics Game Night: 2-16-10

Late last night...

Russia 8 @ Latvia 2
Martins Karsums, Latvia, 0-1-1, -1, 2 PIM, 0 SOG
Tournament totals: 1 GP, 0-1-1, -1, 2 PIM

Karsums played 12:21 in the match and assisted on a third period goal by Girts Ankipans. Russia was paced by 2 goals each by Alexander Ovechkin and Danis Zaripov.

Earlier in the day, Ryan Malone had a goal in Team USA's 3-1 win over Switzerland.

Elitserien Game Day: 2-8-10

Timra 1 @ Sodertalje 1
Riku Helenius, Sodertalje, Tie, 26/27, 0.92 GAA, .963 sv%
Season totals: 1-1-2, 0 SO, 2.20 GAA, .921 sv%

Sodertalje surrendered a 1-0 lead in the third period, and in the process lost 2 crucial points in the standings in their quixotic attempt to make the Elitserien postseason. They're now 11 points back of 8th place Lulea with 7 games left in the regular season.

KHL Game Day: 2-7-10

Kazan 1 @ Yulaev 4
Dmitri Kazionov, Kazan, DNP
Season totals: 49 GP, 18-7-25, +8, 16 PIM

Yulaev scored 4 unanswered goals after falling behind 1-0 on an Alexei Morozov goal.

Ekaterinburg 6 @ Chelyabinsk 2
Denis Kazionov, Ekaterinburg, 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 48 GP, 5-3-8, -18, 18 PIM

Kazionov played 13:42 in the match and took a first period penalty for tripping.

Togliatti 3 @ Omsk 2 (SO)
Karri Ramo, Omsk, Loss, 23/25, 1.85 GAA, .920 sv%
Season totals: 41 GP, 21-15, 4 SO, 2.05 GAA, .915 sv%

Ramo allowed 1 of 3 shooters to defeat him in the penalty shot session. Former Lightning forward Eric Perrin had a helper in the match for Omsk.

Dynamo Moscow 4 @ Novgorod 3 (OT)
Johan Harju, Dynamo Moscow, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 53 GP, 4-13-17, -8, 38 PIM

Harju played 10:12 in the match and was 83% on draws. His lifelong teammate Linus Omark had 2 assists in the game for Dynamo.

Dynamo Riga 1 @ CSKA 2 (SO)
Martins Karsums, Dynamo Riga, 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 9 GP, 2-2-4, +2, 14 PIM

Karsums played 17:49 in the match and failed in his shootout attempt. Blue Jackets prospect Nikita Filatov had a goal for CSKA.

KHL Game Day: 2-5-10

Magnitogorsk 3 @ Ekaterinburg 0
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, Win, 16/16, SO, 0.00 GAA, 1.000 sv%
Season totals: 46 GP, 24-14, 8 SO, 1.91 GAA, .928 sv%

Denis Kazionov, Ekaterinburg, 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 47 GP, 5-3-8, -18, 16 PIM

Former NHLer Stan Chistov had 1 goal and 1 assist and Vasily Koshechkin made light work in a 16 save shutout over Ekaterinurg. Kazionov played 10:00 in the match for Ekaterinburg.

Kazan 3 @ Omsk 1
Dmitri Kazionov, Kazan, DNP
Season totals: 49 GP, 18-7-25, +8, 16 PIM

Karri Ramo, Omsk, Loss, 24/27, 3.04 GAA, .889 sv%
Season totals: 40 GP, 21-15, 4 SO, 2.06 GAA, .915 sv%

Kazionov missed his third game in a row for Kazan. Ak Bars got 1 goal and 1 assist from Kazan in the victory.

Dynamo Moscow 8 @ Chekhov 3
Johan Harju, Dynamo Moscow, 1-1-2, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 52 GP, 4-13-17, -8, 38 PIM

Harju pulled himself out of his recent slump with back to back goals scored by his line late in the first period. Harju's lifelong teammate Linus Omark, an Edmonton prospect, notched his 20th goal of the season on Harju's helper. Harju played 13:41 in the match and was 64% on draws.

Dynamo Riga 3 @ Novgorod 2 (SO)
Martins Karsums, Dynamo Riga, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 8 GP, 2-1-3, +1, 14 PIM

Karsums was scoreless in 17:42 of ice time. Ex Shark and Islanders prospect Mike Iggulden scored his 13th goal of the season in the match for Riga.

Elitserien Game Day: 2-4-10

Sodertalje 3 @ Brynas 3
Riku Helenius, Sodertalje, Tie, 24/27, 2.79 GAA, .889 sv%
Season totals: 1-1-1, 0 SO, 2.65 GAA, .908 sv%

Petri Pakaslahti scored a goal for Sodertalje with the goaltender pulled for the sixth attacker and just 1:13 left in regulation to help stake his club to a 3-3 tie with Brynas. 2003 Avalanche 7th rounder Linus Videll had a pair of assists in the game for Sodertalje. There are only eight rounds remaining in the Swedish league's schedule. Sodertalje sits in 11th in the 12 team league and would miss the postseason if the playoffs started today. They are 6 points back of 8th place Frolunda, however, and in the Elitserien a regulation win is worth 3 points.

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