KHL Playoff Game Day: 2-20-13

KHL Playoffs (Russia):

Western Conference
(3) Dynamo Moscow 5 vs. (6) Bratislava 1
Dynamo Moscow Leads the Series 1-0
Jaroslav Janus, Bratislava, Loss, 26/31, 5.04 GAA, .839 sv%
Playoff totals: 1 GP, 0-1-0, 0 SO, 5.04 GAA, .839 sv%
Regular season totals: 47 GP, 26-17-4, 5 SO, 2.17 GAA, .928 sv%

Jaroslav Janus was shelled for 5 goals in Bratislava's 5-1 Game One loss to Dynamo Moscow. Ex-Lightning draft pick Marek Kvapil had a pair of assists for victorious Dynamo. Game Two is scheduled for Thursday.

(4) Yaroslavl 1 vs. (5) Cherepovets 2
Cherepovets Leads the Series 1-0
Vasily Koshechkin, Cherepovets, Win, 31/32, 1.00 GAA, .969 sv%
Playoff totals: 1 GP, 1-0-0, 0 SO, 1.00 GAA, .969 sv%
Regular season totals: 51 GP, 28-20-3, 8 SO, 2.13 GAA, .923 sv%

Vasily Koshechkin turned aside 31 shots to win a goaltending duel against ex-NHLer Curtis Sanford in Cherepovets' 2-1 Game One win over Yaroslavl. Ex-Lightning draft pick and current Cherepovets forward Denis Kazionov was kicked out of the game just 31 seconds into the First Period, taking a major for interference and a game misconduct that led to Lokomotiv's only goal. Game Two is Thursday.