European Game Day: 1-13-12
JYP 5 @ HIFK 2
Riku Helenius, JYP, Win, 28/30, 2.00 GAA, .933 sv%
Season totals: 20 GP, 14-6-0, 6 SO, 1.50 GAA, .936 sv%
Riku Helenius (pictured) got his third straight start and third straight win for JYP in their 5-2 victory over HIFK. Ex-Lightning forward Eric Perrin had a pair of helpers in the win for JYP. They face HPK on Saturday.
Nikita Nesterov was again a scratch for Chelyabinsk as they fell 2-1 in the shootout to Ekaterinburg.
MHL (Russia Jr.)
Nikita Kucherov did not suit up in CSKA Jr.'s 4-3 overtime win over Chekhov Jr.