European Leagues

KHL Game Day: 11-13-13

Magnitogorsk 3 vs. Dinamo Minsk 0
Vasily Koshechkin, Win, 37/37, SO, 0.00 GAA, 1.000 sv%
Season totals: 22 GP, 13-5-3, 3 SO, 2.16 GAA, .930 sv%

Vasily Koshechkin had a masterful 37 save shutout performance in Magnitogorsk's 3-0 blanking of Minsk. Danis Zaripov had the winning goal for Metallurg, his 20th of the season.

Ufa 1 vs. Spartak Moscow 2 (OT)
Andrey Vasilevskiy, Ufa, OT Loss, 21/23, 1.88 GAA, .913 sv%
Season totals: 13 GP, 7-4-2, 0 SO, 2.38 GAA, .918 sv%

Ex-NHLer Deron Quint's power play goal 4:37 into OT lifted Spartak to a 2-1 win over Ufa. He also had a helper in the match.

Bratislava 3 vs. Khanty-Mansiysk 2 (SO)
Jaroslav Janus, Bratislava, SO Win, 20/22, 1.85 GAA, .909 sv%
Season totals: 13 GP, 5-7-1, 1 SO, 2.90 GAA, .885 sv%

Nikita Gusev, Khanty Mansisysk, 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 18 GP, 2-2-4, -4, 4 PIM

Jaroslav Janus stopped all 4 shooters he faced in the penalty shot session, including 1 by current Lightning prospect Nikita Gusev and two by ex-Lightning prospect Radek Smolenak to deliver Bratislava a 3-2 win over Yugra. Gusev was scoreless in 5:48 of action in the match. Smolenak did manage a helper in regulation for Yugra in what was his first match with the team.

KHL Game Day: 11-1-13

Astana 3 vs. Ufa 2
Andrey Vasilevskiy, Ufa, DNP
Season totals: 12 GP, 7-3-2, 0 SO, 2.43 GAA, .916 sv%

Andrey Vasilevskiy sat backup in Ufa's 3-2 loss to Astana. Astana was led by a pair of goals from former Lightning forward Brandon Bochenski, his 13th and 14th of the season. For those who missed it, it was also announced Ufa will loan Andrey Vasilevskiy to Russia's U20 WJC team this winter.

Khanty-Mansiysk 3 vs. Chelyabinsk 4 (OT)
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, DNP
Season totals: 17 GP, 2-2-4, -4, 2 PIM

Nikita Gusev was again out of the lineup in Yugra's 4-3 overtime loss to Traktor Chelyabinsk. Chelyabinsk was led by 2 goals and 3 points from Caps first rounder Evgeny Kuznetsov.

Ekaterinburg 5 vs. Magnitogorsk 4 (SO)
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, SO Loss, 9/11, 5.37 GAA, .818 sv%
Season totals: 21 GP, 12-5-3, 2 SO, 2.27 GAA, .926 sv%

Vasily Koshechkin was lifted after allowing 2 goals and then reinserted for the second shooter in the shootout session, which he stopped, in Magnitogorsk's 5-4 SO loss to Ekaterinburg. Bizarre use of the goaltenders. Ekaterinburg got a goal from captain and former Lightning defenseman Sergey Gusev. Danis Zaripov had a hat trick in defeat for Magnitogorsk.

St. Petersburg 4 vs. Bratislava 2
Jaroslav Janus, Bratislava, 25/29, 4.00 GAA, .862 sv%
Season totals: 12 GP, 5-7-0, 1 SO, 2.99 GAA, .883 sv%

Ex-NHLer Alexei Ponikarovsky had 1 goal and 3 points to help lead St. Petersburg to a 4-2 win over Slovan Bratislava. Ilya Kovalchuk also had a helper in the contest for SKA.

KHL Game Day: 10-30-13

Omsk 2 vs. Ufa 1 (SO)
Andrey Vasilevskiy, Ufa, SO Loss, 0/0, 0.00 GAA, 1.000 sv%
Season totals: 12 GP, 7-3-2, 0 SO, 2.43 GAA, .916 sv%

Ufa reached into their bullpen for the shootout, putting in Andrey Vasilevskiy after Alexei Volkov stopped 29 of 30 shots in regulation and OT. But, Vasilevskiy stopped only 1 of 3 shooters as Ufa ultimately fell to Omsk 2-1. Ex-Lightning goaltender Mathieu Garon stopped 19 of 20 shots and 2 of 3 shooters to get the win for Avangard.

Khanty-Mansiysk 2 vs. Magnitogorsk 5
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, Win, 29/31, 2.01 GAA, .935 sv%
Season totals: 20 GP, 12-5-2, 2 SO, 2.21 GAA, .928 sv%

Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, DNP
Season totals: 17 GP, 2-2-4, -4, 2 PIM

Danis Zaripov had 1 goal and 1 assist to help lead Magnitogorsk to a 5-2 victory over Yugra. Nikita Gusev missed his third straight match for Yugra.

Mytischi 0 vs. Bratislava 1
Jaroslav Janus, Bratislava, Win, SO, 30/30, 0.00 GAA, 1.000 sv%
Season totals: 11 GP, 5-6-0, 1 SO, 2.90 GAA, .886 sv%

Jaroslav Janus stopped all 30 shots he faced to stake Bratislava to a 1-0 win over Mytischi. Ex-NHLer Martin Skoula assisted on the lone goal for Slovan.

KHL Game Day: 10-28-13

Omsk 2 vs. Magnitogorsk 5
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, Win, 23/25, 2.00 GAA, .920 sv%
Season totals: 19 GP, 11-5-2, 2 SO, 2.22 GAA, .927 sv%

Danis Zaripov had 1 goal and 3 points and Sergei Mozyakin had a hat trick as Magnitogorsk squashed Omsk 5-2. Ex-Lightning draft pick Denis Kazionov was -1 with 3 shots in 18:21 in the loss for Avangard.

Khanty-Mansiysk 4 vs. Ufa 5
Andrey Vasilevskiy, Ufa, DNP
Season totals: 11 GP, 7-3-1, 0 SO, 2.43 GAA, .916 sv%

Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, DNP
Season totals: 17 GP, 2-2-4, -4, 2 PIM

Andrey Vasilevskiy sat backup in Ufa's 5-4 win over Yugra. Yugra forward Nikita Gusev was a scratch for the second straight game. Ex-Senators draft pick Igor Mirnov helped lead the way for Ufa with 2 goals.

Yaroslavl 2 vs. Bratislava 1
Jaroslav Janus, Bratislava, DNP
Season totals: 10 GP, 4-6-0, 0 SO, 3.20 GAA, .871 sv%

Jaroslav Janus sat backup the second straight game as Bratislava fell 2-1 to Yaroslavl. Ex-NHLer Vitaly Kolesnik made 30 saves for Lokomotiv for the win.

KHL Game Day: 10-26-13

Astana 1 vs. Magnitogorsk 2
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, Win, 25/26, 1.00 GAA, .962 sv%
Season totals: 18 GP, 10-5-2, 2 SO, 2.23 GAA, .928 sv%

Vasily Koshechkin and Magnitogorsk overcame a goal by former Lightning forward Brandon Bochenski to defeat Astana 2-1. Magnitogorsk got just a helper from Danis Zaripov in the win.

Khanty-Mansisyk 3 vs. Nizhnekamsk 6
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, DNP
Season totals: 17 GP, 2-2-4, -4, 2 PIM

Nikita Gusev did not dress as Yugra was shellacked 6-3 by Nizhnekamsk. Nizhnekamsk got a goal from captain, and former Lightning forward, Martin Cibak.

Ekaterinburg 7 vs. Ufa 4
Andrey Vasilevskiy, Ufa, Loss, 31/37, 6.04 GAA, .838 sv%
Season totals: 11 GP, 7-3-1, 0 SO, 2.43 GAA, .916 sv%

Oof. Ekaterinburg got to Andrey Vasilevskiy 6 times en route to a 7-4 pasting of Ufa. I know it's hard to believe, but former Lightning prospect Andre Deveaux was scoreless for Ekaterinburg in the blood bath.

Cherepovets 2 vs. Bratislava 0
Jaroslav Janus, Bratislava, DNP
Season totals: 10 GP, 4-6-0, 0 SO, 3.20 GAA, .871 sv%

Jaroslav Janus sat backup as Bratislava was blanked 2-0 by Cherepovets.

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