Ekaterinburg 2 vs. Magnitogorsk 3 (SO)
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, DNP
Season totals: 50 GP, 22-15-9, 4 SO, 2.12 GAA, .925 sv%
Vasily Koshechkin again got the night off as Caps first rounder Ilya Samsonov allowed 2 goals on 20 shots and stopped 5 of 6 shooters in the penalty shot session in Magnitka's 3-2 SO win over Ekaterinburg. Magnitogorsk earned the 2nd sees in the Eastern Conference and will square off with 7th seeded Ekaterinburg in the opening round.
Dinamo Minsk 3 vs. Novgorod 2 (SO)
Carter Ashton, Novgorod, DNP
Season totals: 46 GP, 13-10-23, +3, 61 PIM
Ex-Lightning forward Paul Szczechura had a goal for Minsk in their 3-2 SO win over Novgorod in both teams' regular season finale. Novgorod earned the 7th seed in the Western Conference and will face 2nd seed Jokerit in the opening round.
Dinamo Riga 4 vs. St. Petersburg 2
Nikita Gusev, St. Petersburg, 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals (St. Petersburg): 33 GP, 13-22-35, +9, 10 PIM
Season totals (Khanty-Mansiysk): 23 GP, 7-7-14, +6, 4 PIM
Season totals: 56 GP, 20-29-49, +15, 14 PIM
Nikita Gusev was -2 in 18:34 of ice time in SKA's 4-2 loss to Riga. Gusev finished tied for 11th in the KHL in scoring with 2 others, including teammate and fomer NHL'er Ilya Kovalchuk. He was also tied with several others at 11th in the league in goals. St. Petersburg earned the 6th seed in the Western Conference and will face 3rd seed Yaroslavl in the opening round.