The final day of the KHL regular season...
Khanty-Mansiysk 4 vs. Magnitogorsk 3 (OT)
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, 1-0-1, E, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 55 GP, 21-16-37, +1, 12 PIM
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, DNP
Season totals: 51 GP, 32-10-6, 5 SO, 1.86 GAA, .934 sv%
Nikita Gusev had the game opening goal in 15:39 of ice time in Yugra's season-capping 4-3 OT win over Magnitogorsk. Yugra's game winning goal came from long-time NHLer Alexander Korolyuk. The 38 year old also had a helper in the match, and has been playing significant time with Gusev helping to mentor the young forward.
Yugra will miss the KHL postseason. Magnitogorsk faces Ufa in the opening round.
Mytischi 7 vs. Dinamo Riga 2
Dmitry Korobov, Mytischi, 0-0-0, +1, 2 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 46 GP, 1-8-9, +1, 53 PIM
Dmitry Korobov had a minor for hooking in 23:48 of ice time in Mytischi's 7-2 thumping of Riga. Ex-Stars 5th rounder Artem Chernov had 1 goal and 1 assist in the win, while ex-Lightning defenseman Matt Gilroy chipped in 2 assists. Young righty defenseman Albert Yarullin finished with 5 goals and 15 points in 29 game with Atlant, with a +3 rating and 22 PIM.
Mytischi will miss the KHL playoffs.
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.