Pelicans 3 vs. HPK 0
Saku Salminen, HPK, DNP
Season totals: 32 GP, 3-4-7, E, 4 PIM
French national Teddy Da Costa, brother of CSKA's Stephane Da Costa, had a pair of goals to lead Pelicans to a 3-0 win over HPK. Predators 7th rounder Janne Juvonen stopped all 23 shots he faced for the shutout.
Magnitogorsk 1 vs. CSKA 3
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, Loss, 33/35, 2.04 GAA, .943 sv%
Season totals: 46 GP, 29-8-6, 5 SO, 1.76 GAA, .938 sv%
Ex-Senators farmhand Stephane DaCosta had a pair of goals, both assisted ex-Preds first rounder Alexander Radulov, to lead CSKA to a 3-1 win over Magnitogorsk. DaCosta's 27 goals are good for 3rd in the KHL so far this season.
Mytischi 6 vs. Khanty-Mansiysk 1
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 50 GP, 19-14-33, +2, 12 PIM
Dmitry Korobov, Mytischi, 0-0-0, +2, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 41 GP, 1-8-9, +2, 51 PIM
Nikita Gusev assisted on Yugra's lone goal, scored by ex-NHLer Alexander Korolyuk, in their 6-1 drubbing at the hands of Mytischi. Gusev played 18:24 in the match. Dmitry Korobov played 20:49 in the contest for the victorious side. Mytischi also got 1 goal and 1 assist from ex-Lightning defenseman Matt Gilroy in the contest.
Mytischi 2 vs. Ekaterinburg 3 (SO)
Dmitry Korobov, Mytischi, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 40 GP, 1-8-9, E, 51 PIM
Dmitry Korobov was scoreless in 24:04 of ice time in Mytischi's 3-2 shootout loss to Ekaterinburg. Defenseman Albert Yarullin had a helper in defeat for Mytischi and now has 5 goals and 16 points in 23 games since joining the team. Ex-NHLer Anton Babchuk also had a goal in the loss.
Dinamo Minsk 3 vs. Khanty-Mansiysk 1
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, 1-0-1, -1, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 49 GP, 19-13-32, +2, 12 PIM
Nikita Gusev had Yugra's only goal, his 19th of the campaign, and 16:35 of ice time in their 3-1 loss to Minsk. Gusev had 8 goals and 14 points in 44 games with Yugra last season. Ex-Edmonton farmhand Charles Linglet led the way for Minsk with 2 goals and 3 points.
Khanty-Mansiysk 2 vs. Togliatti 1 (SO)
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 48 GP, 18-13-31, +3, 12 PIM
Nikita Gusev had a helper in 18:12 of ice time in Yugra's 2-1 shootout victory over Lada Togliatti. Gusev was also denied on his lone attempt in the penalty shot session. Ex-Lightning pick Fedor Fedorov had Lada's lone goal in defeat.
Mytischi 4 vs. Bratislava 3
Dmitry Korobov, Mytischi, 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 39 GP, 1-8-9, E, 51 PIM
Dmitry Korobov was -1 in 19:40 in Mytischi's 4-3 win over Slovan Bratislava. His club got a helper from young defenseman Albert Yarullin in the victory. Note that goaltender Jaroslav Janus has transferred from Slovan to Czech Extraliga club HC Sparta Praha.