Khanty-Mansiysk 3 vs. Bratislava 1
Jaroslav Janus, Bratislava, Loss, 31/33, 2.02 GAA, .939 sv%
Season totals: 39 GP, 22-13-4, 4 SO, 2.11 GAA, .931 sv%
Ex-Predators draft pick Konstantin Glazachev had a pair of helpers to help lead Yugra to a 3-1 win over Bratislava. Bratislava plays Omsk on Sunday.
Nizhnekamsk 6 vs. Khabarovsk 5
Nikita Gusev, Khabarovsk, 0-1-1, -1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals (KHL)(Khabarovsk): 16 GP, 3-7-10, +2, 2 PIM
Season totals (KHL)(CSKA): 6 GP, 0-1-1, -2, 0 PIM
Season totals (KHL)(Total): 22 GP, 3-8-11, E, 2 PIM
Season totals (VHL): 15 GP, 7-6-13, -2, 2 PIM
Nikita Gusev had a power play assist in 13:02 of ice time in Khabarovsk's 6-5 loss to Nizhnekamsk. Ex-Lightning forward Martin Cibak had 1 goal and 1 assist to help lead Nizhnekamsk to the win. Khabarovsk draws Chekhov on Thursday.
Cherepovets 2 vs. Yaroslavl 3 (SO)
Vasily Koshechkin, Cherepovets, SO Loss, 30/32, 1.85 GAA, .938 sv%
Season totals: 42 GP, 22-17-3, 6 SO, 2.18 GAA, .921 sv%
Fresh off his appearance for the Western Conference at the KHL All-Star Game, Vasily Koshechkin allowed 1 of 3 shooters to convert in Cherepovets' 3-2 shootout loss to Yaroslavl. Cherepovets plays Novokuznetsk on Thursday.
Praha 3 vs. Bratislava 4
Jaroslav Janus, Bratislava, Win, 23/26, 3.00 GAA, .885 sv%
Season totals: 38 GP, 22-12-4, 4 SO, 2.11 GAA, .931 sv%
Ex-Lightning prospect Michal Sersen had a helper in over 24 minutes of ice time to help lead Bratislava to a 4-3 win over rival Praha. Ex-NHLer Jakub Klepis had 2 goals and an assist for Praha in defeat. Slovan plays Khanty-Mansiysk next on Friday.
Ufa 1 vs. Dynamo Moscow 0
Andrey Vasilevskiy, Ufa, Win, SO, 25/25, 0.00 GAA, 1.000 sv%
Season totals (KHL): 3 GP, 1-0-0, 1 SO, 0.00 GAA, 1.000 sv%
Season totals (MHL): 27 GP, 20-6-1, 3 SO, 1.93 GAA, .930 sv%
As if posting a shutout in his first KHL start of the season wasn't impressive enough, Andrey Vasilevskiy (pictured) also had the primary assist on the game's only goal in Ufa's 1-0 win over Dynamo Moscow. Vasilevskiy is fresh off his Bronze Medal winning performance with Russia in the U20 World Junior Championships. Ufa faces St. Petersburg next on Thursday.
Mytischi 0 vs. Cherepovets 3
Vasily Koshechkin, Cherepovets, Win, SO, 17/17, 0.00 GAA, 1.000 sv%
Season totals: 40 GP, 21-17-2, 6 SO, 2.22 GAA, .920 sv%
Vasily Koshechkin kept the Lightning prospect shutout train rolling by stopping all 17 shots he faced in Severstal's 3-0 win over Mytischi. Ex-NHLer Niclas Bergfors, brother of former Lightning draft pick Henrik, had the game winning goal. Cherepovets plays Yaroslavl on Thursday.
Bratislava 4 vs. Chelyabinsk 3 (OT)
Jaroslav Janus, Bratislava, OT Win, 27/30, 2.87 GAA, .900 sv%
Season totals: 37 GP, 21-12-4, 4 SO, 2.08 GAA, .933 sv%
Nikita Nesterov, Chelyabinsk, 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals (KHL): 26 GP, 0-0-0, +5, 8 PIM
Season totals (MHL): 1 GP, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM
NHLer Lubomir Vishnevsky had a pair of helpers to help lead Bratislava to a 4-3 overtime win over Chelyabinsk. Defenseman Nikita Nesterov played 14:26 in the match for Traktor in his first game back from the U20 World Junior Championships. Slovan plays Praha on Tuesday a week from now. Chelyabinsk gets that same Praha club first on Thursday.
Novgorod 5 vs. Cherepovets 3
Vasily Koshechkin, Cherepovets, Loss, 23/28, 5.11 GAA, .821 sv%
Season totals: 39 GP, 20-17-2, 5 SO, 2.27 GAA, .919 sv%
NHLer Alexander Semin had a goal in Novgorod's 5-3 win over Cherepovets. Cherepovets plays Mytischi next on Tuesday.
Bratislava 4 vs. Magnitogorsk 3 (SO)
Jaroslav Janus, Bratislava, SO Win, 35/38, 2.77 GAA, .921 sv%
Season totals: 36 GP, 20-12-4, 4 SO
Jaroslav Janus stopped 3 of 4 shooters in the penalty shot session to lift Bratislava to a 4-3 shootout win over Magnitogorsk.
Elsewhere, Nikita Nesterov was still out today for Chelyabinsk's 3-2 shootout loss to CSKA, following his Bronze Medal winning performance with Team Russia yesterday in Ufa at the U20 World Junior Championships.
Bratislava 3 vs. Ekaterinburg 1
Jaroslav Janus, Bratislava, Win, 23/24, 1.00 GAA, .958 sv%
Season totals: 35 GP, 19-12-4, 4 SO, 2.04 GAA, .934 sv%
Ex-Lightning first rounder Vladimir Mihalik scored his first goal of the season to help lead Bratislava to a 3-1 win over cellar-dweller Ekaterinburg. Jaroslav Janus (pictured) turned away 23 shots in the victory. Slovan plays Magnitogorsk next on Sunday.