Magnitogorsk 5 vs. Novokuznetsk 2
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, DNP
Season totals: 10 GP, 4-2-4, 0 SO, 1.95 GAA, .927 sv%
Caps first rounder Ilya Samsonov stopped 23 shots in his first start of the year as Magnitka destroyed Novokuznetsk 5-2. Ex-Avs second rounder Ryan Stoa had a goal in defeat for Novokuznetsk.
Khanty-Manisysk 3 vs. Omsk 0
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 10 GP, 4-4-8, +2, 2 PIM
Nikita Gusev was scoreless in 18:30 of ice time in Yugra's 3-0 win over Omsk. Veteran netminder Georgi Gelashvili, stopped all 35 shots he faced for the shutout win.
Elsewhere, Carter Ashton remained out of the lineup as Novgorod fell to Yaroslavl 3-1.