HPK 3 vs. Tappara 2 (OT)
Saku Salminen, HPK, 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 11 GP, 1-1-2, -1, 2 PIM
Saku Salminen returned from injury and was -1 in 12:34 of ice time in HPK's 3-2 win over Tappara. Ex-Lightning pick Eero Somervuori led the way for HPK with 1 goal and 2 points, including a helper on HPK's Overtime winner.
Bratislava 1 vs. Yaroslavl 3
Jaroslav Janus, Bratislava, DNP
Season totals: 13 GP, 3-7-3, 1 SO, 2.41 GAA, .909 sv%
Ex-NHLer Ladislav Nagy assisted on Slovan's only goal in their 3-1 loss to Yaroslavl. Jaroslav Janus continues to sit backup for Bratislava behind ex-Flyers farmhand Johan Backlund.
Magnitogorsk 0 vs. Omsk 4
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, Loss, 25/28, 3.12 GAA, .893 sv%
Season totals: 26 GP, 17-3-4, 3 SO, 1.55 GAA, .943 sv%
In his first start in roughly three weeks, Vasily Koshechkin allowed 3 goals for Magnitka in their 4-0 loss to Avangard Omsk. Ex-NHLer Alexander Perezhogin had a goal for Omsk in the win.
Khanty-Mansiysk 2 vs. Nizhnekamsk 4
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 28 GP, 8-7-15, E, 10 PIM
Nikita Gusev had a power play assist in 18:36 of ice time in Yugra's 4-2 loss to Nizhnekamsk. The point sets a new career KHL high for Gusev, whose 15 points in 28 games exceeds the 14 points he posted in 44 games last season. Ex-Syracuse Crunch forward Dan Sexton had a helper in the win for Nizhnekamsk.
Dynamo Moscow 3 vs. Mytischi 2 (SO)
Dmitry Korobov, Mytischi, 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 16 GP, 1-2-3, E, 16 PIM
Dmitry Korobov was -1 in 23:40 in Mytischi's 3-2 shootout loss to Dynamo Moscow. Dynamo got a helper from ex-Lightning forward Martins Karsums in the win.
Magnitogorsk 2 vs. Ufa 6
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, DNP
Season totals: 25 GP, 17-2-4, 3 SO, 1.49 GAA, .946 sv%
Vasily Koshechkin was in uniform, but sat backup on Magnitogorsk's 6-2 loss to Ufa. Ufa got 2 goals and 4 points from ex-Canucks pick Kirill Koltsov in the victory.
Cherepovets 3 vs. Mytischi 4 (OT)
Dmitry Korobov, Mytischi, 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 15 GP, 1-2-3, +1, 16 PIM
Dmitry Korobov had a helper in 22:54 of ice time in Mytischi's 4-3 win over Cherepovets. Ex-Lightning defenseman Matt Gilory had 2 helpers for Mytischi, including a helper on the Overtime winner. Ex-Lightning pick Marek Kvapil had a helper in defeat for Cherepovets.
Sochi 4 vs. Khanty-Mansiysk 1
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, 0-1-1, +1, 4 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 27 GP, 8-6-14, E, 10 PIM
Nikita Gusev assisted on Yugra's lone goal in 18:01 of ice time in their 4-1 loss to KHL newcomer HC Sochi. Important to note: Gusev's 8-6-14 in 27 games matches his 8-6-14 output in 44 games last season. Ex-Penguins and Oilers defenseman Ryan Whitney led the way for Sochi with 2 goals in the victory.