It was reported today by gazeta.ru that Ak Bars signed ex-Flyers goaltender Robert Esche. It said that Esche will replace Lightning prospect Vasily Koshechkin, whose contract is likely to bought out by the club.
Gazeta.ru is referred to Ak Bars press-cutting service, but this internet media is known for frequently reporting unproven rumors, so it is early to say that Koshechkin will leave Ak Bars for sure.
Evgeny Artyukhin had 2 penalty minutes in Omsk's 2-1 loss to Yaroslavl.
Alexei Glukhov was scoreless in Cherepovets' 3-2 overtime win over Spartak. Alex Vishnyakov did not play for Spartak.
Denis Kazionov did not play in Novokuznetsk's 4-3 loss to Nizhnekamsk.
Anton But had an assist in St. Petersburg's 3-1 win over Khabarovsk.
Anton But was scoreless in St. Petersburg's 4-0 blanking of Novosibirsk.
Denis Kazionov did not play in Novokuznetsk's 2-1 overtime loss to Khimik.
Evgeny Artyukhin had 2 penalty minutes in Omsk's 3-2 win over Nizhnekamsk.
Vasily Koshechkin dropped to 2-8-1 on the season enduring his worst loss yet in a 7-3 drubbing at the hands of Spartak. Dimitri Kazionov had 4 penalty minutes in the match for Ak Bars. Albert Vishnyakov did not play for Spartak.
Alexei Glukhov was scoreless in Cherepovets' 4-1 loss to Dynamo.
Albert Vishnyakov did not play in Spartak's 2-1 shootout loss to Nizhnekamsk.
Alexei Glukhov had a goal in Cherepovets' 3-2 shootout victory over Tver.
Albert Vishnyakov did not play in Spartak's 2-1 overtime loss to Khimik.