Bratislava 5 vs. Praha 2
Jaroslav Janus, Bratislava, Win, 27/29, 2.00 GAA, .931 sv%
Season totals: 8 GP, 4-4-0, 0 SO, 3.11 GAA, .879 sv%
For the first time this season, Jaroslav Janus and Bratislava might be getting on a little roll. The Slovakian netminder got his second straight win as they downed their Czech neighbors from Praha 5-2.
Khanty-Mansiysk 1 vs. Dynamo Moscow 4
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 13 GP, 2-2-4, -3, 2 PIM
Nikita Gusev was -1 in 11:14 of ice time in Yugra's 4-1 thumping at the hands of Dynamo Moscow. Dynamo got a helper from former Lightning forward Martins Karsums in the win.
Dinamo Riga 3 vs. Magnitogorsk 2 (OT)
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, Loss, 37/40, 2.86 GAA, .925 sv%
Season totals: 14 GP, 8-4-1, 2 SO, 2.24 GAA, .928 sv%
Ex-NHLer Marcel Hossa had 1 goal and 1 assist to help lead Riga to a 3-2 OT win over Magnitogorsk. Longtime KHL star Danis Zaripov had another multi-point effort in defeat, also posting 1 goal and 1 assist.
Bratislava 6 vs. Chelyabinsk 5
Jaroslav Janus, Bratislava, Win, 12/14, 3.00 GAA, .857 sv%
Season totals: 7 GP, 3-4-0, 0 SO, 3.27 GAA, .870 sv%
Jaroslav Janus replaced starter Miroslav Koprzhiva after the First Intermission and helped backston Slovan to a 6-5 win over Traktor Chelyabinsk. Ex-Lightning prospect Michal Sersen contributed 1 goal and 1 assist for Slovan in the win. Chelyabinsk got 1 goal and 1 assist from ex-NHLer Andrei Kostitsyn in defeat.
Praha 2 vs. Ufa 3
Andrey Vasilevskiy, Ufa, Win, 28/30, 2.00 GAA, .933 sv%
Season totals: 7 GP, 4-2-1, 0 SO, 2.25 GAA, .923 sv%
Ex-Lightning draft pick Alexei Glukhov scored his second goal of the campaign to help lead Ufa to a 3-2 win over Lev Praha. With Iiro Tarkki now cut loose from Ufa, highly regarded Lightning prospect Andrey Vasilevskiy now appears to be the unquestioned #1 goaltender for the club. His backup today, Vyacheslav Volkov, is just 18 years old and came into the year with no KHL experience.
Khanty-Mansiysk 3 vs. Chekhov 1
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansisysk, 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 12 GP, 2-2-4, -2, 2 PIM
Nikita Gusev was -1 in just 4:02 of ice time in Yugra's 3-1 win over Chekhov. Ex-Coyotes draft pick Anton Krysanov led the way for Yugra with 1 goal and 3 points.
CSKA 2 vs. Magnitogorsk 1 (SO)
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, SO Loss, 32/33, 0.92 GAA, .964 sv%
Season totals: 13 GP, 8-2-1, 2 SO, 2.19 GAA, .928 sv%
Rastislava Stana edged Vasily Koshechkin, who allowed 1 goal to 3 shooters in the penalty shot session, in CSKA's 2-1 win over Metallurg. Ex-NHLer Oleg Saprykin had CSKA's regulation goal. Kosheckin stopped Ilari Filppula, brother of Valtteri, in the younger brother's shoot out attempt.