Timra 2 vs. Brynas 4
Johan Harju, Brynas, 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 19 GP, 7-3-10, +2, 6 PIM
Johan Harju had an even strength assist in Brynas' 4-2 win over Timra. Ex-Lightning goaltender Johan Holmqvist turned away 22 shots in the match for the win. Brynas faces Frolunda on Saturday in its final match before the Karjala break.
Rogle 5 vs. Brynas 4 (OT)
Johan Harju, Brynas, 2-0-2, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 18 GP, 7-2-9, +3, 6 PIM
Johan Harju (pictured) had a power play goal and an even strength goal in Brynas' 5-4 overtime loss to Rogle. After not scoring for an eternity, the effort moves Harju into an 8-way tie for 5th in the Elitserien in goal scoring. Brynas faces Timra on Thursday.
Bratislava 6 vs. Novosibirsk 2
Jaroslav Janus, Bratislava, Win, 33/35, 2.02 GAA, .943 sv%
Season totals: 19 GP, 10-7-2, 2 SO, 2.42 GAA, .921 sv%
After resting during yesterday Slovan win, Jaroslav Janus turned away 33 Novosibirsk shots to help stake Bratislava to a convincing 6-2 win. NHLer Lubomir Vishnevsky helped lead the way offensively with a goal and a couple of helpers in the victory.
Brynas 2 vs. Lulea 3 (SO)
Johan Harju, Brynas, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 17 GP, 5-2-7, +3, 6 PIM
Former Bruins draft pick Anton Hedman had 1 goal and 1 assist in Lulea's 3-2 shootout win over Brynas. Brynas faces Rogle next on Tuesday. Nearing the end of October they sit in 5th on the Elitserien table.
Yaroslavl 2 vs. Cherepovets 0
Vasily Koshechkin, Cherepovets, Loss, 20/22, 2.00 GAA, .909 sv%
Season totals: 20 GP, 9-9-2, 3 SO, 1.97 GAA, .932 sv%
NHLer Semyon Varlamov had a 24 save shutout for Yaroslavl in their 2-0 victory over Cherepovets. Severstal in currently 6th in the KHL Western Conference. They face Ekaterinburg on Monday.
Bratislava 2 vs. Novokuznetsk 4
Jaroslav Janus, Loss, 14/17, 3.07 GAA, .824 sv%
Season totals: 18 GP, 9-7-2, 2 SO, 2.44 GAA, .919 sv%
Ex-NHL journeyman Randy Robitaille had a pair of goals to lead Novokuznetsk to a 4-2 win over Bratislava. NHLer Lubomir Vishnevski had a pair of helpers in defeat for Slovan. They face Khabarovsk on Monday, and are currently 9th in the KHL Western Conference.
Farjestads 3 vs. Brynas 0
Johan Harju, Brynas, 0-0-0, -2, 3 SOG
Season totals: 16 GP, 5-2-7, +3, 6 PIM
Blackhawks prospect Alexander Salak had a 32 save shutout to lead Farjestads in its 3-0 win over Brynas. Brynas faces Lulea next on Saturday.
Donetsk 3 vs. Chelyabinsk 2 (SO)
Nikita Nesterov, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals (KHL): 15 GP, 0-0-0, +4, 4 PIM
Season totals (MHL): 1 GP, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM
Nikita Nesterov's streak of 20+ minute games ended in today's 3-2 shootout loss to Donetsk. The young defenseman logged 11:15 in the contest. Chelyabinsk plays Chekhov next on Monday.
Meanwhile, Andrei Vasilevski did not dress for Ufa's 2-0 shutout win over Novosibirsk.
MODO 2 vs. Brynas 1
Johan Harju, Brynas, 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 15 GP, 5-2-7, +5, 6 PIM
Ex-Springfield Falcon David Spina had a helper for MODO in their 2-1 victory over Brynas. Johan Harju was -1 in the match. Brynas faces Farjestads on Thursday.