Dynamo Minsk 1 @ Dynamo Riga 3
Martins Karsums, Dynamo Riga, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 45 GP, 13-11-24, -6, 44 PIM
Mikelis Redlihs had a pair of goals in Riga's 3-1 win over Minsk. Martins Karsums was scoreless in 19:14 in the match.
Sodertalje 4 @ AIK 2
Riku Helenius, Sodertalje, DNP
Season totals: 14 GP, 2-9-0, 0 SO, 3.04 GAA, .880 sv%
Ex-Avs pick Linus Videll had a pair of goals to help life Sodertalje over AIK 4-2 in a battle of the two worst teams in the Elitserien. Former NHLer Dick Tarnstrom had a goal in the match for AIK. AIK earned promotion in the Kval till Elitserien last season, which Sodertalje also participated in to stave off relegation to the second tier Allsvenskan.
Hanty-Mansiysk 1 @ Kazan 4
Dmitri Kazionov, 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 37 GP, 2-5-7, +5, 26 PIM
Dmitri Kazionov was scoreless in 12:17 in Kazan's 4-1 win over Yugra. Ex-NHLer Alexei Morozov had 1 goal and 2 assists for Kazan in the match. Morozov is currently 4th in the league in assists with 32, well behind the 46 assists of current league scoring leader and former Predators first rounder Alexander Radulov, who plays for Ufa.
Chekhov 2 @ Cherepovets 1
Vasily Koshechkin, Cherepovets, DNP
Season totals: 27 GP, 14-13-0, 2 SO, 2.94 GAA, .909 sv%
Vasily Koshechkin sat backup as ex-Capitals pick Rostislav Stana allowed 2 goals on 21 shots in Cherepovets' 2-1 loss to Chekhov. Ex-Flames draft pick Kevin Lalande made 23 saves for the win.
Dynamo Riga 4 @ CSKA 3 (SO)
Martins Karsums, Dynamo Riga, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 44 GP, 13-11-24, -6, 44 PIM
Veteran forward Alexander Nizhivy had 1 goal and 2 assists and scored both of Riga's shootout goals in a 4-3 shootout win over CSKA. Martins Karsums was scoreless in 17:11 in the match. Ex-Rangers draft pick Jan Marek had a pair of goals in the loss for CSKA.
Ekaterinburg 2 @ Kazan 4
Dmitri Kazionov, Kazan, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 36 GP, 2-5-7, +4, 26 PIM
Dmitri Kazionov was scoreless in 11:15 in Kazan's 4-2 win over Ekaterinburg. Ex-Thrashers draft pick Ilya Nikulin had 1 goal and 1 assist in the match for Kazan.