European Leagues

Liiga Game Day: 2-27-15

JYP 4 vs. HPK 1
Saku Salminen, HPK, DNP
Season totals: 32 GP, 3-4-7, E, 4 PIM

Undrafted 21 year old forward Markus Hannikainen had 2 goals and 3 points for JYP in their 4-1 thumping of HPK. Ex-Leafs player Darryl Boyce also had a goal in the match for JYP.

Extraliga Game Day: 2-24-15

Vitkovice 1 vs. Sparta Praha 5
Jaroslav Janus, Sparta Praha, DNP
Season totals (CZE): 3 GP, 1-2-0, 0 SO, 4.10 GAA, .864 sv%
Season totals (KHL): 25 GP, 6-12-5, 2 SO, 3.01 GAA, .891 sv%

Tomas Rolinek had 3 goals and 4 points for Sparta Praha in their 5-1 victory over Vitkovice. Ex-Blackhawks second rounder Michal Barinka also had 2 helpers in the win.

Liiga Game Day: 2-24-15

HPK 3 vs. Blues 4 (OT)
Saku Salminen, HPK, DNP
Season totals: 32 GP, 3-4-7, E, 4 PIM

Ex-Lightning draft pick Eero Somervuori had a helper in HPK's 4-3 loss to Espoo Blues. Ex-Rangers 6th rounder Kim Hischovits had 1 goal and 3 points to lead the way for Blues.

KHL Game Day: 2-24-15

The final day of the KHL regular season...

Khanty-Mansiysk 4 vs. Magnitogorsk 3 (OT)
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, 1-0-1, E, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 55 GP, 21-16-37, +1, 12 PIM

Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, DNP
Season totals: 51 GP, 32-10-6, 5 SO, 1.86 GAA, .934 sv%

Nikita Gusev had the game opening goal in 15:39 of ice time in Yugra's season-capping 4-3 OT win over Magnitogorsk. Yugra's game winning goal came from long-time NHLer Alexander Korolyuk. The 38 year old also had a helper in the match, and has been playing significant time with Gusev helping to mentor the young forward.

Yugra will miss the KHL postseason. Magnitogorsk faces Ufa in the opening round.

Mytischi 7 vs. Dinamo Riga 2
Dmitry Korobov, Mytischi, 0-0-0, +1, 2 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 46 GP, 1-8-9, +1, 53 PIM

Dmitry Korobov had a minor for hooking in 23:48 of ice time in Mytischi's 7-2 thumping of Riga. Ex-Stars 5th rounder Artem Chernov had 1 goal and 1 assist in the win, while ex-Lightning defenseman Matt Gilroy chipped in 2 assists. Young righty defenseman Albert Yarullin finished with 5 goals and 15 points in 29 game with Atlant, with a +3 rating and 22 PIM.

Mytischi will miss the KHL playoffs.

KHL Game Day: 2-22-15

Chelyabinsk 2 vs. Magnitogorsk 4
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, Win, 18/20, 2.01 GAA, .900 sv%
Season totals: 51 GP, 32-10-6, 5 SO, 1.86 GAA, .934 sv%

Ex-Caps 4th rounder Oskar Osala had an insurance goal for Magnitka as they cruised to a 4-2 win over Traktor Chelyabinsk. Ex-Flyers 3rd rounder Stefan Ruzicka had a goal in defeat for Traktor.

Khanty-Mansiysk 1 vs. Ekaterinburg 0
Nikita Gusev. Khanty-Mansiysk, 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 54 GP, 20-16-36, +1, 12 PIM

Nikita Gusev had the primary assist on ex-Stars defenseman Philip Larsen's game winner in Yugra's 1-0 victory over Ekateriburg. Gusev played 17:46 in the match. The secondary assist on the game's lone tally went to ex-NHLer Alexander Korolyuk. Ex-Wild third rounder Barry Brust turned aside all 29 shots he faced for the shutout.

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