European Leagues

Liiga Game Day: 1-3-15

Ilves 5 vs. HPK 3
Saku Salminen, HPK, 1-0-1, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 21 GP, 3-3-6, +1, 2 PIM

Saku Salminen had the game opening goal to help HPK in building a 3-0 First Period lead, but Ilves scored 5 unanswered goals to take the win 5-3. Salminen played 11:27 in the match. Ex-Stars second rounder Vojtech Polak had 1 goal and 3 points to key Ilves' comeback victory.

KHL Game Day: 1-3-15

Magnitogorsk 2 vs. Togliatti 0
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, DNP
Season totals: 36 GP, 23-5-5, 4 SO, 1.79 GAA, .935 sv%

Danis Zaripov had a goal for Magnitka in their 2-0 shutout win over Togliatti. Vasily Koshechkin did not dress for the club, which saw Alexei Murygin stop all 26 shots he faced for the shutout.

Liiga Game Day: 1-2-15

HPK 2 vs. Pelicans 5
Saku Salminen, HPK, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 20 GP, 2-3-5, +1, 2 PIM

Ex-Coyotes pick Tyler Redenbach had 1 goal and 3 points to lead Pelicans to a 5-2 victory over HPK. Saku Salminen played 13:34 in defeat for HPK.

Liiga Game Day: 12-30-14

HPK 1 vs. SaiPa 4
Saku Salminen, HPK, 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 19 GP, 2-3-5, +1, 2 PIM

Saku Salminen was -1 in 9:49 of ice time in HPK's 4-1 loss to SaiPa. HPK now sits at 8th on the 14 team Liiga table. The top 10 teams in the league make the postseason.

KHL Game Day: 12-30-14

Kazan 3 vs. Khanty-Mansiysk 2
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 37 GP, 14-7-21, +3, 10 PIM

Nikita Gusev was -2 in 19:36 of ice time in Yugra's 3-2 loss to Kazan. Ex-Sharks first rounder Lukas Kaspar had a pair of helpers in defeat for Yugra.

KHL Game Day: 12-29-14

Mytischi 2 vs. Dinamo Riga 3
Dmitry Korobov, Mytischi, 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 27 GP, 1-6-7, +3, 47 PIM

Dmitry Korobov had an assist in 20:22 of ice time in Mytischi's 3-2 loss to Riga. Ex-Lightning defenseman Matt Gilroy had a goal in defeat for Mytischi.

KHL Game Day: 12-28-14

Magnitogorsk 2 vs. Kazan 3
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, Loss, 25/28, 3.03 GAA, .893 sv%
Season totals: 36 GP, 23-5-5, 4 SO, 1.79 GAA, .935 sv%

Vasily Koshechkin took just his 5th regulation loss of the season as Kazan nipped Magnitogorsk 3-2. Ex-Jackets pick Sergei Mozyakin had a goal in defeat for Magnitka.

Togliatti 4 vs. Khanty-Mansiysk 3 (SO)
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, 2-0-2, E, 0 PIM, 6 SOG
Season totals: 36 GP, 14-7-21, +5, 10 PIM

Nikita Gusev had a pair of goals, including the game-tying goal with 48 seconds left in regulation, but failed to convert on his lone shootout attempt in Yugra's 4-3 loss to Lada Togliatti. Gusev's first marker was a penalty shot goal and he played 17:00 in the match.

Liiga Game Day: 12-27-14

Blues 3 vs. HPK 1
Saku Salminen, HPK, 1-0-1, +1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 18 GP, 2-3-5, +2, 2 PIM

Saku Salminen scored HPK's lone goal in 12:29 of ice time in their 3-1 loss to Blues. Ducks pick Miro Aaltonen led the way for Blues with a pair of goals.

KH: Game Day: 12-27-14

Podolsk 2 vs. Mytischi 4
Dmitry Korobov, Mytischi, 0-0-0, +1, 2 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 26 GP, 1-5-6, +2, 47 PIM

Dmitry Korobov had a minor for tripping in 22:14 of ice time in Mytischi's 4-2 win over Podolsk. Ex-Lightning defenseman Matt Gilroy had Mytischi's game winning goal and a pair of assists in the match.

KHL Game Day: 12-26-14

Magnitogorsk 7 vs. Astana 6 (SO)
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, SO Win, 17/21, 4.41 GAA, .810 sv%
Season totals: 35 GP, 23-4-5, 4 SO, 1.76 GAA, .936 sv%

Vasily Koshechkin stopped 2 of 3 in the shootout to help Magnitka defeat Astana 7-6. Koshechkin split time in the game with backup Alexei Murygin, who allowed 2 goals in a shade under 10 minutes. Ex-Jackets pick Sergei Mozyakin again led the way for Magnitogorsk with 2 goals and 4 points.

Brastislava 1 vs. St. Petersburg 6
Jaroslav Janus, Bratislava, No Decision, 30/34, 4.67 GAA, .882 sv%
Season totals: 23 GP, 6-11-5, 2 SO, 2.83 GAA, .895 sv%

Jaroslav Janus relieved started David LeNeveu 8:39 into the First Period as Bratislava was smashed by SKA St. Petersburg 6-1. Janus also took a minor penalty for deliberately knocking his net off the pegs in the contest.

As of right now, Bratislava (Janus) and Mytischi (Korobov) sit in 10th and 11th, respectively, in the Western Conference. Magnitogorsk (Koshechkin) and Khanty-Mansiysk (Gusev) sit in 3rd and 9th in the Eastern Conference.

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