Albert Vishnyakov did not play in Spartak's 5-4 OT win over Khimik.
Crank up the speculation. Robert Esche made his debut for Ak Bars Kazan shutting out Tver 3-0. Dimitri Kazionov had an assist in the match for Kazan. Where does this leave Vasily Koshechkin? Stay tuned.
Alexei Glukhov was scoreless in Cherepovets' 3-1 loss to Novgorod.
No.11 Boston College 1 @ No.14 Massachusetts 1 (Final-OT)
D John Wessbecker, UMASS: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
The Eagles and Minutemen will meet again Saturday night in Boston.
No.2 Michigan 5 @ Lake Superior 1
D Kevin Quick, Michigan: 0-0-0 +1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
If the Wolverine defensive rotation continues, Quick should get both games this weekend for Michigan, who improved to 10-1 Friday night. The teams meet again in Sault Ste. Marie Saturday night.
Sloppy game, but the Lightning still issued a beat down.
Johan Holmqvist was outstanding stopping 28 of 30 shots faced for the win.
Tampa Bay 1:31, Vincent Lecavalier 13 (power play) (Martin St. Louis, Brad Richards)
Washington 12:46, Brooks Laich 3 (Shaone Morrisonn, Boyd Gordon)
Washington 13:30, Alexander Ovechkin 13 (Chris Clark, Nicklas Backstrom)
Tampa Bay 15:19, Jan Hlavac 3 (unassisted)
Tampa Bay 10:22, Brad Richards 7 (power play) (Vincent Lecavalier)
Tampa Bay 19:32, Paul Ranger 4 (Martin St. Louis)
Tampa Bay 19:36, Martin St. Louis 7 (empty net) (Brad Richards, Vincent Lecavalier)
Exciting comeback, but the Ads could've really used the W.
Jonathan Boutin stopped 30 of 34 shots faced in regulation and overtime before losing the shootout session 2-1 on six shooters faced.
SPR Spurgeon, (1) (Kemp, Berry), 3:10
NOR Darche, (1) (Campbell, Lampman), 19:34
SPR Thoresen, (6) (Spurgeon), 5:08 (SH)
SPR Trukhno, (3) (Spurgeon, Pouliot), 9:29 (PP)
NOR Lampman, (3) (Darche), 15:37
SPR Thoresen, (7) , 17:08 (SH)
NOR Wanvig, (7) (Schneider, Darche), 17:56 (PP)
NOR Wanvig, (8) (MacDonald, Darche), 16:25 (PP)
SPR- Thoreson, Thoreson
Lightning defenseman Doug Janik mid-pummelling of Carolina forward Craig Adams in tonight's 6-1 Lightning win over the Hurricanes. He looks eeeeeeeee-vil!
Photo courtesy yahoo images.
Denis Kazionov made his debut for Avangard in a 2-0 Omsk win over Khimik.
Alexei Glukhov was scoreless in Cherepovets' 3-1 loss to CSKA.