European Game Day: 2-2-12

Russia (KHL):
Chekhov 2 @ CSKA 1
Nikita Kucherov, CSKA, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals (KHL): 17 GP, 1-3-4, E, 2 PIM
Season totals (MHL): 19 GP, 19-17-36, +12, 38 PIM

Nikita Kucherov was scoreless in 12:42 of ice time in CSKA's 2-1 loss to Chekhov. Ex-Lightning camper Niklas Persson had a helper in defeat for CSKA. CSKA faces Cherepovets on Saturday.

Cherepovets 3 @ Poprad 0
Vasily Koshechkin, Cherepovets, DNP
Season totals: 29 GP, 15-9-0, 5 SO, 2.42 GAA, .923 sv%

Ex-Lightning first rounder Nikita Alexeev had a helper in Cherepovets' 3-0 blanking of Poprad. Cherepovets faces CSKA on Saturday.

Elitserien (Sweden):
Vaxjo 0 @ Lulea 1
Johan Harju, Lulea, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 44 GP, 13-6-19, +4, 16 PIM

Goaltender David Rautio posted his second straight 1-0 shutout win to lead Lulea to victory over Vaxjo Lakers. The netminder only had to turn away 12 shots to complete the feat. Lulea gets Linkopings on Saturday.