Chelyabinsk 2 vs. Magnitogorsk 4
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, Win, 18/20, 2.01 GAA, .900 sv%
Season totals: 51 GP, 32-10-6, 5 SO, 1.86 GAA, .934 sv%
Ex-Caps 4th rounder Oskar Osala had an insurance goal for Magnitka as they cruised to a 4-2 win over Traktor Chelyabinsk. Ex-Flyers 3rd rounder Stefan Ruzicka had a goal in defeat for Traktor.
Khanty-Mansiysk 1 vs. Ekaterinburg 0
Nikita Gusev. Khanty-Mansiysk, 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 54 GP, 20-16-36, +1, 12 PIM
Nikita Gusev had the primary assist on ex-Stars defenseman Philip Larsen's game winner in Yugra's 1-0 victory over Ekateriburg. Gusev played 17:46 in the match. The secondary assist on the game's lone tally went to ex-NHLer Alexander Korolyuk. Ex-Wild third rounder Barry Brust turned aside all 29 shots he faced for the shutout.
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.