KHL Game Day: 12-3-13 and 12-4-13
Magnitogorsk 2 vs. Omsk 3 (SO)
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, SO Loss, 39/41, 1.85 GAA, .951 sv%
Season totals: 30 GP, 16-8-5, 4 SO, 2.07 GAA, .932 sv%
Vasily Koshechkin was beaten by both Omsk shooters in the penalty shot session as Metallurg fell 3-2. Ex-NHLer Sergei Kostitsyn scored the shootout winner and had an assist in the match. Ex-Lightning draft pick Dmitri Kazionov failed to convert in his shootout attempt for Magnitogorsk.
Ufa 3 vs. Khanty-Mansiysk 2 (OT)
Andrey Vasilevskiy, Ufa, DNP
Season totals: 18 GP, 9-6-3, 1 SO, 2.25 GAA, .923 sv%
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, DNP
Season totals: 24 GP, 2-2-4, -5, 8 PIM
Ex-Canucks draft pick Kirill Koltsov scored the overtime game winning goal in Ufa's 3-2 victory over Yugra. Yugra got a helper from ex-Lightning prospect Radek Smolenak in defeat. Andrey Vasilevskiy sat backup in the match for Ufa. Nikita Gusev did not dress for Khanty-Mansisysk.
Bratislava 2 vs. St. Petersburg 3 (SO)
Jaroslav Janus, Bratislava, SO Loss, 36/38, 1.85 GAA, .947 sv%
Season totals: 21 GP, 8-10-3, 2 SO, 2.94 GAA, .891 sv%
Jaroslav Janus surrendered goals on 1 of 2 shootout attempts as Slovan fell 3-2 to SKA St. Petersburg. Janus did turn away ex-NHLer Ilya Kovalchuk in the penalty shot session.