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.
Timra 2 @ Sodertalje 3
Riku Helenius, Sodertalje, DNP
Season totals: 14 GP, 2-9-0, 0 SO, 3.04 GAA, .880 sv%
Riku Helenius continued to warm the bench in Sodertalje's 3-2 win over Timra. Ex-Kings prospect Yanick Lehoux scored for Sodertalje in his second game with the club after transferring from Swiss NL-A club Ambri-Piotta. Lehoux was a key member of last year's Sodertalje team that avoided relegation in the Kvall til Elitserien round.
Kazan 1 @ Ekaterinburg 2
Dmitri Kazionov, Kazan, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 35 GP, 2-5-7, +4, 26 PIM
Despite Ex-NHLer Alexei Morozov's 17th goal of the season, Kazan fell to Ekateriburg 2-1. Dmitri Kazionov played 16:11 in the match for Kazan. He's average 13:30 in ice time this season in more of a checking line role than he played last year. Kazan dropped to third in the Eastern Conference standings with the loss.
CSKA 2 @ Cherepovets 4
Vasily Koshechkin, Cherepovets, Win, 30/32, 2.00 GAA, .938 sv%
Season totals: 25 GP, 13-12-0, 2 SO, 2.94 GAA, .909 sv%
Veteran Josef Straka had a pair of goals in Cherepovets' 4-2 win over CSKA. Ex-NHLer Slava Kozlov had a goal in the match for CSKA.
Dynamo Riga 5 @ Spartak Moscow 1
Martins Karsums, Dynamo Riga, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 41 GP, 13-9-21, -5, 44 PIM
Martins Karsums was scoreless in 15:26 in Riga's 5-1 win over Spartak Moscow. Ex-NHLer Sandis Ozolinsh had 1 goal and 1 assist in the match for Riga.
Dynamo Riga 4 @ Dynamo Minsk 2
Martins Karsums, Dynamo Riga, 1-0-1, -1, 2 PIM
Season totals: 40 GP, 13-9-22, -5, 44 PIM
Martins Karsums scored his 13th of the season and took a minor for high sticking in Riga's 4-2 win over Minsk. Ex-Hamilton Bulldog Brock Trotter had a pair of goals in the match for Riga.
Kazan 3 @ Khabarovsk 2
Dmitri Kazionov, Kazan, 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 34 GP, 2-5-7, +4, 26 PIM
Dmitri Kazionov had a minor for tripping in 13:43 in Kazan's 3-2 win over Khabarovsk. Ex-Thrashers draft pick, defenseman Ilya Nikulin had his 29th assist of the season in the match for Kazan.