Khanty-Mansiysk 1 vs. Kazan 2 (SO)
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 5 SOG
Season totals: 53 GP, 20-15-35, E, 12 PIM
Nikita Gusev was -1 in 19:17 of ice time and failed to convert on his attempt in the Shootout in Yugra's 2-1 loss to Ak Bars Kazan. Kazan got a helper from their captain, ex-Lightning first rounder Alex Svitov, in the win. Svitov has 9 goals and 18 points in 45 games this season.
Yugra is a distant 21 points out of the final playoff spot in the East, sitting in 12th out of 14 teams.
Togliatti 3 vs. Magnitogorsk 4
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, Win, 29/32, 3.00 GAA, .906 sv%
Season totals: 50 GP, 31-10-6, 5 SO, 1.86 GAA, .934 sv%
Ex-Blue Jackets draft pick Sergei Mozyakin had a pair of goals to lead Magnitogorsk to a 4-3 win over Lada Togliatti.
Magnitogorsk is 3rd in the Eastern Conference, 1 point behind Kazan for the top spot.
Mytischi 1 vs. St. Petersburg 0
Dmitry Korobov, Mytischi, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 45 GP, 1-8-9, E, 51 PIM
Ex-Preds 7th rounder Atte Engren turned aside all 31 shots he faced in Mytischi's 1-0 victory over SKA St. Petersburg. 21 year old Igor Levitsky, formerly of Gatineau in the QMJHL, had the only goal of the match.
Korobov's club sits in 9th in the Western Conference, 2 points out of the last playoff spot.
Nizhnekamsk 4 vs. Magnitogorsk 2
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, Loss, 13/16, 7.31 GAA, .812 sv%
Season totals: 49 GP, 30-10-6, 5 SO, 1.84 GAA, .935 sv%
Vasily Koshechkin was lifted after 3 goals against 4:38 into the Second Period of Magnitka's 4-2 loss to Nizhnekamsk. Ex-Crunch forward Dan Sexton had a helper in the win for Nizhnekamsk.
Mytischi 2 vs. Jokerit 4
Dmitry Korobov, Mytischi, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 44 GP, 1-8-9, E, 51 PIM
Ex-Lightning first rounder Riku Helenius turned aside 40 shots to lead Jokerit to a 4-2 win over Mytischi. Dmitry Korobov played 23:27 in defeat. Ex-Flames second rounder Andrei Taratukhin had a pair of goals in defeat.
Magnitogorsk 3 vs. Togliatti 4 (OT)
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, OT Loss, 21/25, 3.75 GAA, .840 sv%
Season totals: 48 GP, 30-9-6, 5 SO, 1.79 GAA, .936 sv%
Ex-Leafs fifth rounder Dmitry Vorobiev scored the OT winner, his first goal of the season, in Lada Togliatti's 4-3 OT win over Magnitogorsk. Undrafted Czech national Jan Kovar scored a pair of goals in defeat for Magnitka.
Chelyabinsk 4 vs. Khanty-Mansiysk 2
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 52 GP, 20-15-35, +1, 12 PIM
Nikita Gusev assisted on a goal by ex-Dallas Stars defenseman Phillip Larsen in Yugra's 4-2 loss to Traktor Chelyabinsk. It was Larsen's second goal of the contest. Gusev played 17:48 in the defeat. Ex-NHLer Stan Chistov had a goal for Traktor in the win.
Magnitogorsk 2 vs. Chelyabinsk 1 (OT)
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, OT Win, 28/29, 0.98 GAA, .966 sv%
Season totals: 47 GP, 30-8-6, 5 SO, 1.74 GAA, .938 sv%
Ex-NHLer Stan Chistov scored Chelyabinsk's only goal in their 2-1 OT loss to Magnitka. Magnitogorsk got a goal from ex-Preds third rounder Denis Platonov.
Magnitogorsk 4 vs. Nizhnekamsk 3
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, DNP
Season totals: 46 GP, 29-8-6, 5 SO, 1.76 GAA, .938 sv%
It was a rare game off for Vasily Koshechkin in Magnitka's 4-3 win over Nizhnekamsk. Undrafted Jan Kovar scored the game winner for Magnitogorsk and ended the match with 1 goal and 4 points. Ex-Crunch forward Dan Sexton had a helper in defeat for Nizhnekamsk.
Khanty-Mansiysk 1 vs. Chelyabinsk 2 (OT)
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, 1-0-1, -1, 0 PIM, 7 SOG
Season totals: 51 GP, 20-14-34, +1, 12 PIM
Nikita Gusev had a power play goal, his magic 20th of the season, in Yugra's 2-1 OT loss to Chelyabinsk. Gusev played 18:52 in the match. Ex-NHLer Stan Chistov had the OT winner and an assist in the victory for Traktor.