European Game Results

  • 3 years 17 weeks ago

    MHL Western Conference Semifinals (Russia Jr.)
    CSKA Jr. 6 @ Cherepovets Jr. 4
    CSKA Jr. Leads the Series 2-1
    Nikita Kucherov, CSKA Jr., 2-0-2, +1, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
    Playoff totals (MHL): 6 GP, 3-1-4, -2, 0 PIM
    Regular Season totals (MHL): 23 GP, 24-19-43, +16, 40 PIM
    Regular Season totals (KHL): 18 GP, 1-3-4, -1, 4 PIM

    After a rather quiet first 5 games of the MHL playoffs, Nikita Kucherov broke out today with a power play goal and an even strength goal in CSKA Jr.'s Game Three win over Cherepovets Jr. Game Four is scheduled for Saturday.

  • 3 years 18 weeks ago

    KHL Eastern Conference Finals (Russia):
    Ex-NHLer Stan Chistov had the capping, empty net goal for Chelyabinsk in their 3-1 Game One win over Omsk. Ex-Lightning netminder Karri Ramo, now a Flames property, allowed 2 goals on 20 shots in defeat for Avangard. Nikita Nesterov did not play in the match for Traktor. Game Two is Saturday.

  • 3 years 18 weeks ago

    SM-liiga Quarterfinals (Finland):
    (5)Assat 1 @ (4)JYP 4
    JYP Wins the Series 4-0
    Riku Helenius, JYP, DNP
    Playoff totals: 3 GP, 3-0-0, 0 SO, 1.67 GAA, .951 sv%
    Regular season totals: 33 GP, 21-9-1, 7 SO, 1.64 GAA, .936 sv%

    Riku Helenius got the day off as backup Joni Myllykoski stopped 28 of 29 shots in JYP's series-clinching Game Four 4-1 win. Former Lightning forward Eric Perrin had a goal and was the game's second star.

    JYP and Jokerit are already through to the SM-liiga Semifinals. In the other two series, top seed KalPa is up on Espoo Blues 3-1 and Karpat is up 3-1 on Lahti Pelicans. The Semifinal round begins next Wednesday, April 4th.

  • 3 years 18 weeks ago

    MHL Western Conference Semifinals (Russia Jr.):
    Cherepovets Jr. 3 @ CSKA Jr. 5
    Series Tied at 1-1
    Nikita Kucherov, CSKA Jr., 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
    Playoff totals (MHL): 5 GP, 1-1-2, -3, 0 PIM
    Regular Season totals (MHL): 23 GP, 24-19-43, +16, 40 PIM
    Regular Season totals (KHL): 18 GP, 1-3-4, -1, 4 PIM

    Ex-Caps draft pick Dimitry Kugryshev had a pair of goals in CSKA Jr.'s 5-3 Game Two win over Cherepovets Jr. Game Three is Friday.

  • 3 years 18 weeks ago

    SM-liiga Quarterfinals (Finland):
    (4)JYP 4 @ (5)Assat 3
    JYP Leads the Series 3-0
    Riku Helenius, JYP, Win, 31/34, 3.00 GAA, .912 sv%
    Playoff totals: 3 GP, 3-0-0, 0 SO, 1.67 GAA, .951 sv%
    Regular season totals: 33 GP, 21-9-1, 7 SO, 1.64 GAA, .936 sv%

    Ex-Lightning forward Eric Perrin scored the eventual game winning goal on the power play in JYP's 4-3 Game Three victory over Assat. JYP goes for the sweep Wednesday.

    MHL Western Conference Semifinals (Russia Jr.):
    Cherepovets Jr. 4 @ CSKA Jr. 3
    Cherepovets Jr. Leads the Series 1-0
    Nikita Kucherov, CSKA Jr., 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM, 5 SOG
    Playoff totals (MHL): 4 GP, 1-1-2, -3, 0 PIM
    Regular Season totals (MHL): 23 GP, 24-19-43, +16, 40 PIM
    Regular Season totals (KHL): 18 GP, 1-3-4, -1, 4 PIM

    Tough night for Nikita Kucherov, who was -2 in CSKA Jr.'s Game One loss to Cherepovets Jr. Game Two is Tuesday.

  • 3 years 18 weeks ago

    SM-liiga Quarterfinals (Finland):
    (5)Assat 1 @ (4)JYP 2
    JYP Leads the Series 2-0
    Riku Helenius, JYP, Win, 31/32, 1.00 GAA, .969 sv%
    Playoff totals: 2 GP, 2-0-0, 0 SO, 1.00 GAA, .971 sv%
    Regular season totals: 33 GP, 21-9-1, 7 SO, 1.64 GAA, .936 sv%

    You know you're playing amazing hockey as a goaltender when you stop 31 of 32 in a victory and your save percentage actually gets worse because of the effort. That's how embarrassingly well Riku Helenius has played in his first 2 games of the SM-liiga playoffs, though, helping to stake JYP to a 2-0 series lead. Ex-Lightning forward Eric Perrin was the first star of Game Two, assisting on both of JYP's goals. Game Three is Monday.

    KHL Eastern Conference Semifinals (Russia):
    Caps first rounder Evgeny Kuznetsov had a pair of goals to lead Chelyabinsk to a series clinching 4-1 win over Kazan. Traktor takes the series 4-2. Nikita Nesterov did not play in the match. The KHL Eastern Conference Finals begin Thursday with Chelyabinsk facing Omsk and former Lightning netminder Karri Ramo, which was the 2 seed. The entire Eastern Conference bracket has been chalk so far.

  • 3 years 18 weeks ago

    MHL Western Conference Quarterfinals (Russia Jr.):
    CSKA Jr. 2 @ St. Petersburg Jr. 1 (OT)
    CSKA Jr. Wins the Series 3-2
    Nikita Kucherov, CSKA Jr., 1-0-1, +1, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
    Playoff totals (MHL): 3 GP, 1-1-2, -1, 0 PIM
    Regular Season totals (MHL): 23 GP, 24-19-43, +16, 40 PIM
    Regular Season totals (KHL): 18 GP, 1-3-4, -1, 4 PIM

    Nikita Kucherov scored 7:42 into the third period to send CSKA Jr. and St. Petersburg Jr. to overtime, where the Baby Red Army triumphed 2-1. The Game Five victory means CSKA Jr. is moving on to the Semifinal round, where they will face Cherepovets Jr. Game One is set for Monday.

  • 3 years 19 weeks ago

    SM-liiga Quarterfinals (Finland):
    (4) JYP 4 @ (5) Assat 1
    JYP Leads the Series 1-0
    Riku Helenius, JYP, Win, 35/36, 1.00 GAA, .972 sv%
    Playoff totals: 1 GP, 1-0-0, 0 SO, 1.00 GAA, .972 sv%
    Regular season totals: 33 GP, 21-9-1, 7 SO, 1.64 GAA, .936 sv%

    So far, so good. Riku Helenius stopped 35 of 36 shots he faced in JYP's 4-1 Game One throttling of Assat. Ex-Lightning defenseman Kristian Kudroc assisted on Assat's only goal. Game Two is Saturday.

    KHL Eastern Conference Semifinals (Russia):
    Danis Zaripov scored the game winner at 8:54 of the third overtime session to deliver Kazan a thrilling 2-1 Game Five win over Chelyabinsk. Chelyabinsk still holds a 3-2 edge in the series. Nikita Nesterov did not dress for Chelyabinsk. Game Six is Saturday.

  • 3 years 19 weeks ago

    SM-liiga Playoffs (Finland):
    The field of 8 is complete. Blues Espoo crushed Lukko 6-3 in Game Three of their mini play-in series, joining Karpat as the other recipient of a play-in spot. Riku Helenius and JYP will play Assat in the Quarterfinals beginning on Thursday.

    KHL Eastern Conference Semifinals (Russia):
    Former Blackhawks draft pick Petri Kontiola's goal late in the third period lifted Chelyabinsk to a 3-2 Game Four victory over Ak Bars Kazan. Nikita Nesterov did not play in the match. Chelyabinsk leads the series 3-1 and will go in for the kill on Thursday.

    MHL Western Conference Quarterfinals (Russia Jr.):
    CSKA Jr. rolled to a 7-2 Game Four victory to knot their series at 2-2. Nikita Kucherov did not play in the match. The decisive Game Five will be on Friday.

  • 3 years 19 weeks ago

    3-18-12
    KHL Eastern Conference Semifinals
    Ex-NHLer Niko Kapanen scored 1:55 into overtime to lift Kazan to a critical 2-1 Game Three win over top seed Chelyabinsk. Nikita Nesterov did not dress for the match. Chelyabinsk still holds a 2-1 series lead with Game Four set for Tuesday.

    SM-slutspel (Sweden):
    (7)AIK 3 @ (1)Lulea 0
    AIK Wins the Series 4-1
    Johan Harju, Lulea, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
    Playoff totals: 5 GP, 1-1-2, -2, 0 PIM
    Regular eason totals: 53 GP, 15-10-25, +12, 16 PIM

    Goaltender Viktor Fasth, who was rumored to be a Lightning free agent target, stopped all 31 shots he faced for AIK in their clinching 3-0 win over Lulea. The series loss is a crushing upset for the league's top seed.

    3-19-12
    MHL Western Conference Quarterfinals(Russia Jr.):
    St. Petersburg Jr. 3 @ CSKA Jr. 2
    St. Petersburg Jr. Leads the Series 2-1
    Nikita Kucherov, CSKA Jr., DNP
    Playoff totals (MHL): 2 GP, 0-1-1, -2, 0 PIM
    Regular Season totals (MHL): 23 GP, 24-19-43, +16, 40 PIM
    Regular Season totals (KHL): 18 GP, 1-3-4, -1, 4 PIM

    Nikita Kucherov did not dress for CSKA Jr.'s critical Game Three loss to St. Petersburg Jr. Ex-NHLer Nikita Filatov has also not appeared for CSKA Jr. in the last couple of matches. Game Four is Tuesday.

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