European Leagues

Liiga Game Day: 10-31-15

KalPa 2 vs. JYP 1 (SO)
Jonne Tammela, KalPa, DNP
Season totals: 7 GP, 2-0-2, +2, 6 PIM

Jonne Tammela missed his second straight game as KalPa slipped by JYP 2-1 in the Shootout. Ex-Stars pick Eero Kilpelainen stopped 26 shots in the SO win.

KHL Game Day: 10-31-15

Jokerit 5 vs. Dinamo Riga 6 (SO)
Saku Salminen, Jokerit, DNP
Season totals: 9 GP, 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM

Ex-Lightning first rounder Riku Helenius coughed up a 5-0 lead allowing 5 goals on 31 shots and 2 of 3 shooters to convert in the penalty shot session in Jokerit's 6-5 loss to Riga. Ex-Predators pick Lauris Darzins had helpers in triplicate in Riga's successful comeback bid. Ex-NHLer Niklas Hagman had 1 goal and 1 assist for Jokerit before their epic collapse. Note that Lightning prospect Saku Salminen is noted on the KHL website as being removed from Jokerit's active roster. That was also the case earlier this season when the young forward was still traveling with the team, though.

KHL Game Day: 10-30-15

Novgorod 2 vs. Magnitogorsk 4
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, Win, 27/29, 2.00 GAA, .931 sv%
Season totals: 23 GP, 9-9-4, 0 SO, 2.46 GAA, .911 sv%

Carter Ashton, Novgorod, DNP
Season totals: 18 GP, 5-0-5, +1, 12 PIM

Vasily Koshechkin turned aside 27 shots to even his season record with Magnitogorsk's 4-2 win over Novgorod. Ex-Blue Jackets pick Sergei Mozyakin potted his 19th goal of the season for Magnitka in the win.

KHL Game Day: 10-29-15

Jokerit 6 vs. Khanty-Mansiysk 1
Saku Salminen, Jokerit, DNP
Season totals: 9 GP, 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM

Ex-Stars pick Philip Larsen had 3 assists in Jokerit's 6-1 thumping of Yugra. Ex-NHLer Niklas Hagman had a goal in the victory.

Liiga Game Day: 10-28-15

Sport 2 vs. KalPa 3 (OT)
Jonne Tammela, KalPa, DNP
Season totals: 7 GP, 2-0-2, +2, 6 PIM

Christopher Bengtsson scored 3:55 into OT to lift KalPa to a 3-2 victory over Sport.

KHL Game Day: 10-28-15

Astana 4 vs. St. Petersburg 2
Nikita Gusev, St. Petersburg, DNP
Season totals (Khanty-Mansiysk): 23 GP, 7-7-14, +6, 4 PIM
Season totals (St. Petersburg): 2 GP, 0-2-2, E, 0 PIM
Season totals: 25 GP, 7-9-16, +6, 4 PIM

Ex-Lightning forward Brandon Bochenski had a pair of helpers to lead Astana to a 4-2 win over St. Petersburg. Ex-NHLer Nigel Dawes also had 2 goals and 3 points in the win.

Dinamo Minsk 6 vs. Magnitogorsk 4
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, DNP
Season totals: 22 GP, 8-9-4, 0 SO, 2.48 GAA, .910 sv%

Ex-NHLer Wojtek Wolski had 1 goal and 3 points for Magnitogorsk in their 6-4 loss to Minsk. Caps first rounder Ilya Samsonov allowed 5 goals on 36 shots for the L. Minsk got helpers from ex-Lightning players Paul Szczechura and Lukas Krajicek in the win.

Novgorod 2 vs. Ufa 3 (OT)
Carter Ashton, Novgorod, 0-0-0, +1, 2 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 18 GP, 5-0-5, +1, 12 PIM

Carter Ashton had a minor for hooking in 17:32 of ice time in Novgorod's 3-2 OT loss to Ufa. Ex-Wings first rounder Igor Grigorenko had 1 goal and 1 assist for Ufa in the win.

KHL Game Day: 10-27-15

Jokerit 4 vs. Ekaterinburg 1
Saku Salminen, Jokerit, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 9 GP, 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM

Saku Salminen was scoreless in 4:04 of ice time in Jokerit's 4-1 win over Ekaterinburg. Ex-NHLer Niklas Hagman had a goal in the match for Jokerit.

KHL Game Day: 10-26-15

Omsk 1 vs. St. Petersburg 4
Nikita Gusev, St. Petersburg, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals (Khanty-Mansiysk): 23 GP, 7-7-14, +6, 4 PIM
Season totals: (St. Petersburg): 2 GP, 0-2-2, E, 0 PIM
Season totals: 15 GP, 7-9-16, +6, 4 PIM

Nikita Gusev played just 6 shifts and 3:05 of ice time in SKA's 4-1 win over Omsk. Ex-NHLer Ilya Kovalchuk had a helper in the win for St. Petersburg.

Magnitogorsk 3 vs. Khabarovsk 0
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, DNP
Season totals: 22 GP, 8-9-4, 0 SO, 2.48 GAA, .910 sv%

Caps first rounder Ilya Samsonov stopped all 30 shots he faced for the shutout in Magnitka's 3-0 win over Khabarovsk. Ex-Blue Jackets pick Sergei Mozyakin had a goal in the win.

Liiga Game Day: 10-24-15

KalPa 4 vs. HIFK 2
Jonne Tammela, KalPa, 1-0-1, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 7 GP, 2-0-2, +2, 6 PIM

Jonne Tammela had the eventual GWG in 12:34 of ice time as KalPa bumped off HIFK 4-2. KalPa also got a pair of goals from ex-Devils pick Patrick Davis in the victory. With the win, KalPa has risen from near the bottom of the table to 8th in the 15 team league since Tammela's return from injury.

KHL Game Day: 10-24-15

Magnitogorsk 1 vs. Dinamo Riga 3
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, Loss, 8/10, 5.79 GAA, .800 sv%
Season totals: 22 GP, 8-9-4, 0 SO, 2.38 GAA, .910 sv%

Vasily Koshechkin was lifted early in the Second Period in Magnitka's 3-1 loss to Riga as the veteran club's season is suddenly circling the drain. Caps first rounder Ilya Samsonov stopped 12 of 13 the rest of the way in relief. Ex-Michigan Tech defenseman Steven Seigo scored a pair of goals to lead the way for Riga.

Ufa 4 vs. Jokerit 0
Saku Salminen, Jokerit, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 8 GP, 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM

Saku Salminen was scoreless in 5:32 in Jokerit's 4-0 loss to Ufa. Ex-Bruins netminder Niklas Svedberg turned aside all 43 shots he faced for the shutout, while ex-NHLer Enver Lisin had a pair of helpers in support.

Khanty-Mansiysk 2 vs. St. Petersburg 4
Nikita Gusev, St. Petersburg, DNP
Season totals (Khanty-Mansiysk): 23 GP, 7-7-14, +6, 4 PIM
Season totals (St. Petersburg): 1 GP, 0-2-2, E, 0 PIM
Season totals: 24 GP, 7-9-16, +6, 4 PIM

Nikita Gusev did not play against his former club Yugra as they fell 4-2 to SKA St. Petersburg. St. Petersburg got a pair of goals by ex-Panther Evgeny Dadonov and a pair of helpers by ex-NHLer Ilya Kovalchuk.

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