Sunday's Superleague Playoff Scores

On the opening day of the Superleague playoffs...

#1 seed Kazan defeated #16 seed Novokuznetsk 4-2. Dimitri Kazionov remains out of the lineup for Ak Bars.

In overtime, #3 Ufa defeated #14 SKA 2-1. Anton But had the only goal of the game for St. Petersburg.

#4 Magnitogorsk massacred upstart #13 Tver 7-1. Denis Kazionov had 2 penalty minutes in the match.

Vasily Koshechkin took the loss as #11 Togliatti fell to #6 CSKA 4-1.

Evgeny Artyukhin was out of the lineup in #7 Yaroslavl's 3-2 win over #10 Dynamo. Albert Vishnyakov did not suit up for Dynamo.

Alexei Glukhov and #9 Cherepovets were shutout by #8 Khimik 3-0.

All favored teams won today.