European Game Day: 10/21/10
Sodertalje 3 @ AIK 2
Riku Helenius, Sodertalje, DNP
Season totals: 6 GP, 0-5-0, 0 SO, 2.77 GAA, .879 sv%
Riku Helenius once again sat backup to Pontus Sjogren today in Sodertalje's 3-2 win over AIK. Former St. Cloud State forward Ryan Lasch and veteran Swedish forward Joakim Eriksson both scored third period goals from Sodertalje to pull out the win.
Ekaterinburg 4 @ Kazan 3
Dmitri Kazionov, Kazan, 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 8 GP, 1-1-2, -1, 6 PIM
Dmitri Kazionov assisted on a Jarkko Immonen goal in 15:49 of ice time as Kazan fell to Ekaterinburg 4-3. Long time Russian veteran Andrei Subbotin had one goal and one assist for Ekaterinburg.
Astana 1 @ Novokuznetsk 2 (OT)
Denis Kazionov, Novokuznetsk, DNP
Season totals: 3 GP, 0-1-1, -2, 27 PIM
Ex-Penguins draft pick Alexei Krivchenkov scored with forty-four seconds left in overtime to lead Novokuznetsk to a 2-1 win over Astana. Not suprisingly, Lightning prospect Denis Kazionov did not play after being kicked out of Novokuznetsk's last game for spearing.