European Leagues

Karjala Tournament Game Day: 11-8-15

Russia 3 vs. Czech Republic 4 (SO)
Nikita Gusev, Russia, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM
Tournament totals: 3 GP, 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM

Vasily Koshechkin, Russia, DNP
Tournament totals: 3 GP, 1-0-0, 0 SO, 3.00 GAA, .880 sv%

Nikita Gusev was scoreless in Russia's 4-3 tournament concluding loss to Czech Republic. Gusev did not have an attempt in the shootout session. Ironically, Magnitogorsk forward Jan Kovar scored the winner in the Shootout for the Czechs. Kovar also had a helper in the match and is a teammate of Russia's Sergei Mozyakin and Danis Zaripov.

Karjala Tournament Game Day: 11-7-15

Russia 6 vs. Sweden 3
Nikita Gusev, Russia, 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Tournament totals: 5 GP, 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM

Vasily Koshechkin, Russia, Win, 22/25, 3.00 GAA, .880 sv%
Tournament totals: 1 GP, 1-0-1, 0 SO, 3.00 GAA, .880 sv%

Nikita Gusev assisted on the opening goal of the game in Russia's 6-3 win over Sweden. Russia got a goal and an assist in the win from Magnitogorsk forward Sergei Mozyakin. Ex-Oilers pick Linus Omark had a goal and an assist in defeat for Sweden.

Karjala Tournament Game Day: 11-5-15

Finland 2 vs. Russia 1
Nikita Gusev, Russia, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Tournament totals: 1 GP, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM

Vasily Koshechkin, Russia, DNP
Tournament totals: 0 GP, 0-0-0, 0 SO, 0.00 GAA, 1.000 sv%

Ex-Blackhawks pick Petri Kontiola had a Third Period PP goal that broke a 1-1 tie and lifted Finland to a 2-1 victory over Russia in their opening match of the Karjala Tournament. Ex-NHLer Ilya Kovalchuk had Russia's lone goal. Lightning prospect Nikita Gusev lined up at 4th line left wing for Russia and Vasily Koshechkin served as the club's backup netminder.

Liiga Game Day: 10-31-15

KalPa 2 vs. JYP 1 (SO)
Jonne Tammela, KalPa, DNP
Season totals: 7 GP, 2-0-2, +2, 6 PIM

Jonne Tammela missed his second straight game as KalPa slipped by JYP 2-1 in the Shootout. Ex-Stars pick Eero Kilpelainen stopped 26 shots in the SO win.

KHL Game Day: 10-31-15

Jokerit 5 vs. Dinamo Riga 6 (SO)
Saku Salminen, Jokerit, DNP
Season totals: 9 GP, 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM

Ex-Lightning first rounder Riku Helenius coughed up a 5-0 lead allowing 5 goals on 31 shots and 2 of 3 shooters to convert in the penalty shot session in Jokerit's 6-5 loss to Riga. Ex-Predators pick Lauris Darzins had helpers in triplicate in Riga's successful comeback bid. Ex-NHLer Niklas Hagman had 1 goal and 1 assist for Jokerit before their epic collapse. Note that Lightning prospect Saku Salminen is noted on the KHL website as being removed from Jokerit's active roster. That was also the case earlier this season when the young forward was still traveling with the team, though.

KHL Game Day: 10-30-15

Novgorod 2 vs. Magnitogorsk 4
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, Win, 27/29, 2.00 GAA, .931 sv%
Season totals: 23 GP, 9-9-4, 0 SO, 2.46 GAA, .911 sv%

Carter Ashton, Novgorod, DNP
Season totals: 18 GP, 5-0-5, +1, 12 PIM

Vasily Koshechkin turned aside 27 shots to even his season record with Magnitogorsk's 4-2 win over Novgorod. Ex-Blue Jackets pick Sergei Mozyakin potted his 19th goal of the season for Magnitka in the win.

KHL Game Day: 10-29-15

Jokerit 6 vs. Khanty-Mansiysk 1
Saku Salminen, Jokerit, DNP
Season totals: 9 GP, 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM

Ex-Stars pick Philip Larsen had 3 assists in Jokerit's 6-1 thumping of Yugra. Ex-NHLer Niklas Hagman had a goal in the victory.

Liiga Game Day: 10-28-15

Sport 2 vs. KalPa 3 (OT)
Jonne Tammela, KalPa, DNP
Season totals: 7 GP, 2-0-2, +2, 6 PIM

Christopher Bengtsson scored 3:55 into OT to lift KalPa to a 3-2 victory over Sport.

KHL Game Day: 10-28-15

Astana 4 vs. St. Petersburg 2
Nikita Gusev, St. Petersburg, DNP
Season totals (Khanty-Mansiysk): 23 GP, 7-7-14, +6, 4 PIM
Season totals (St. Petersburg): 2 GP, 0-2-2, E, 0 PIM
Season totals: 25 GP, 7-9-16, +6, 4 PIM

Ex-Lightning forward Brandon Bochenski had a pair of helpers to lead Astana to a 4-2 win over St. Petersburg. Ex-NHLer Nigel Dawes also had 2 goals and 3 points in the win.

Dinamo Minsk 6 vs. Magnitogorsk 4
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, DNP
Season totals: 22 GP, 8-9-4, 0 SO, 2.48 GAA, .910 sv%

Ex-NHLer Wojtek Wolski had 1 goal and 3 points for Magnitogorsk in their 6-4 loss to Minsk. Caps first rounder Ilya Samsonov allowed 5 goals on 36 shots for the L. Minsk got helpers from ex-Lightning players Paul Szczechura and Lukas Krajicek in the win.

Novgorod 2 vs. Ufa 3 (OT)
Carter Ashton, Novgorod, 0-0-0, +1, 2 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 18 GP, 5-0-5, +1, 12 PIM

Carter Ashton had a minor for hooking in 17:32 of ice time in Novgorod's 3-2 OT loss to Ufa. Ex-Wings first rounder Igor Grigorenko had 1 goal and 1 assist for Ufa in the win.

KHL Game Day: 10-27-15

Jokerit 4 vs. Ekaterinburg 1
Saku Salminen, Jokerit, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 9 GP, 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM

Saku Salminen was scoreless in 4:04 of ice time in Jokerit's 4-1 win over Ekaterinburg. Ex-NHLer Niklas Hagman had a goal in the match for Jokerit.

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