European Game Results

  • 3 years 1 week ago

    Back to work in Europe.

    TPS 1 @ JYP 5
    Riku Helenius, JYP, DNP
    Season totals: 10 GP, 6-4-0, 4 SO, 1.51 GAA, .933 sv%

    Riku Helenius sat backup in JYP's 5-1 win over TPS. Ex-Lightning forward Eric Perrin had a pair of helpers in the match and was named second star. JYP faces HPK next on Friday.

  • 3 years 1 week ago

    OHL All-Stars 6 @ Russia 3
    Nikita Kucherov, Russia, 1-0-1, 0 PIM
    Series totals: 4 GP, 2-2-4, 0 PIM

    Nikita Nesterov, Russia, 0-0-0, 0 PIM
    Series totals: 3 GP, 0-1-1, 2 PIM

    Nikita Kucherov had a second period goal after the game got out of hand in Russia's 6-3 loss to the OHL All-Stars. Nikita Nesterov was scoreless in the match. The OHL sweeps the second leg of the Super Series. Russia moves on to face the WHL-All Stars on Wednesday.

    Note: This thread will be updated with extended stats as they become available.

  • 3 years 2 weeks ago

    Sweden 4 @ Finland 3
    Johan Harju, Sweden, 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
    Tournament totals: 3 GP, 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM

    Sweden held off a fierce late game rally to best Scandinavian rival Finland 4-3 in their final match of the Karjala Cup. Ex-Lightning netminder Karri Ramo was chased at 13:36 of the second period, and took a no-decision in the match. Ex-Blues d-man Christian Backman had the eventual game winner on a shorthanded goal. For his part, Lightning prospect Johan Harju was scoreless in all 3 games of the tournament.

    Elsewhere, Russia got a pair of third period goals to best Czech Republic 2-1. Russia wins the Karjala Cup with a 2-0-1 record in the tournament. Finland, Czech Republic, and Sweden, in that order, rounded out the table.

  • 3 years 2 weeks ago

    Russia 4 @ Sweden 1
    Johan Harju, Sweden, 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 1 SOG
    Tournament totals: 2 GP, 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM

    Johan Harju had a first period minor for high sticking that led to Russia's game opening goal in Sweden's 4-1 loss today. Ex-Nashville Predator Alexander Radulov had 2 goals and 1 assist for the Russians. Sweden concludes with rival Finland on Sunday.

    In the other match of the round, ex-Lightning d-man Janne Niskala had a helper to contribute to Finland's 4-0 shutout of Czech Republic.

  • 3 years 2 weeks ago

    Russia 7 @ OHL All-Stars 10
    Nikita Kucherov, Russia, 0-1-1, -3, 0 PIM
    Tournament totals: 3 GP, 1-2-3, E, 0 PIM

    Vladislav Namestnikov, Russia, 0-1-1, -2, 0 PIM
    Tournament totals: 1 GP, 0-1-1, -2, 0 PIM

    Nikita Nesterov, Russia, 0-1-1, E, 2 PIM
    Tournament totals: 2 GP, 0-1-1, +3, 2 PIM

    In a wild one, Nikita Kucherov and Vladislav Namestnikov assisted on a Nikita Gusev goal and Nikita Nesterov added a power play assist, but it was not enough as Russia fell 10-7 to the OHL All-Stars. Ex-Lightning rookie camper Seth Griffith had 1 goal and 3 points for the OHL in the win. The two squads will square off again on Monday.

  • 3 years 2 weeks ago

    QMJHL All-Stars 4 @ Russia 5 (SO)
    Nikita Kucherov, Russia, 1-1-2, +3, 0 PIM, 5 SOG
    Tournament total: 2 GP, 1-1-2, +3, 0 PIM

    Nikita Nesterov, Russia, 0-0-0, +3, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
    Tournament totals: 1 GP, 0-0-0, +3, 0 PIM

    Wow. In a series often dominated by the CHL's all-star teams because the Russians send their second and third string juniors, Russia has had a stunning start. Tonight, they defeated the QMJHL All-Stars 5-4 in the shootout to sweep the opening leg of the Subway Superseries. Up next: the OHL All-Stars tomorrow night. Lightning prospect Nikita Kucherov (pictured) helped lead the way with the game opening goal and a helper on a late goal that fell 15 seconds short of being the winner. He also converted on his lone shootout attempt. For his part, defenseman Nikita Nesterov was also a solid +3 in the match.

  • 3 years 2 weeks ago

    Russia 2 @ QMJHL 0
    Nikita Kucherov, Russia, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
    Tournament toals: 1 GP, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM

    Nikita Nesterov, Russia, DNP
    Tournament totals: 0 GP, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM

    Sergey Kostenko had a 42 save shutout to lead badly outshot Russia over the QMJHL All-Stars 2-0. Lightning prospect Nikita Kucherov was second on Russia with 3 shots on goal. Russia mustered just 12 attempts on net on losing goaltender Maxime Lagace.

    Game 2 is on Wednesday, when Nikita Nesterov may make his first appearance.

  • 3 years 3 weeks ago

    KHL (Russia):
    Dynamo Riga 1 @ Cherepovets 4
    Vasily Koshechkin, Cherepovets, Win, 35/36, 1.00 GAA, .972 sv%
    Season totals: 16 GP, 8-6-0, 1 SO, 2.71 GAA, .918 sv%

    Vasily Koshechkin and Cherepovets rode into the Karjala break in style with a 4-1 win over Riga. Ex-Lightning prospect Martins Karsums had Dynamo's lone goal, which was his 9th of the year. Cherepovets is off until a week from Wednesday when they'll play Mytischi.

    Johan Harju is on Sweden's initial roster for the Karjala tournament. Russia has yet to release theirs, which typically has included Koshechkin. Finland's roster features ex-Lightning players Janne Niskala and Karri Ramo while Czech Republic's features ex-Lightning picks Ivan Rachunek and Marek Kvapil.

  • 3 years 3 weeks ago

    SM-liiga (Finland):
    JYP 5 @ HIFK 1
    Riku Helenius, JYP, DNP
    Season totals: 10 GP, 6-4-0, 4 SO, 1.51 GAA, .933 sv%

    Riku Helenius sat backup on the second half of the back-to-back as JYP defeated HIFK 5-1. Ex-Lightning forward Eric Perrin had a helper in the win. JYP's next match is a week from Tuesday against TPS as Europe heads into the Karjala Cup break.

    Elitserien (Sweden):
    AIK 0 @ Lulea 2
    Johan Harju, Lulea, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
    Season totals: 20 GP, 7-3-10, +2, 8 PIM

    Johan Harju was scoreless in Lulea's 2-0 shutout win over AIK. AIK goaltender Viktor Fasth, rumored as a Lightning target in the offseason, stopped 35/37 in the loss. Lulea is off until a week from Thursday for the Karjala Cup, when they'll play Timra.

    As expected, Nikita Kucherov did not appear for CSKA Jr. today in their 4-1 loss to Mytischi Jr., as he is headed to North America to participate in the annual Subway Superseries.

  • 3 years 3 weeks ago

    SM-Liiga (Finland)
    Pelicans Lahti 2 @ JYP 3 (OT)
    Riku Helenius, JYP, Win, 17/19, 1.96 GAA, .895 sv%
    Season totals: 10 GP, 6-4-0, 4 SO, 1.51 GAA, .933 sv%

    Riku Helenius' amazing 3+ game shutout streak ended at 19:04 of the first period, but he still made 17 stops to help JYP to a 3-2 overtime win over Lahti. Ex-Lightning forward Eric Perrin had 1 goal and 1 assist in the victory for JYP. The club faces HIFK on Saturday.

    KHL (Russia):
    Dynamo Minsk 3 @ Cherepovets 0
    Vasily Koshechkin, Cherepovets, DNP
    Season totals: 15 GP, 7-6-0, 1 SO, 2.84 GAA, .914 sv%

    Ex-Flames pick Kevin Lalande made 22 stops to lead Minsk to a 3-0 shutout of Cherepovets. Cherepovets will play one of the other Dynamos, Riga, on Sunday.

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