European Game Day: 10-24-11

KHL (Russia):
Cherepovets 4 @ Yulaev 2
Vasily Koshechkin, Cherepovets, DNP
Season totals: 11 GP, 6-4-0, 0 SO, 2.57 GAA, .920 sv%

Vasily Koshechkin sat backup to Vadim Tarasov in Cherepovets' 4-2 win over Yulaev. Ex-NHLer Viktor Kozlov had a goal in the match for Yulaev. Cherepovets draws Kazan on Wednesday.

MHL (Russia Jr.):
CSKA Jr. 7 @ Stupino 3
Nikita Kucherov, CSKA Jr., 2-1-3, +4, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals (MHL): 9 GP, 9-8-17, -1, 8 PIM
Season totals (KHL): 10 GP, 0-1-1, -1, 2 PIM

Nikita Kucherov had a pair of even strength goals and a helper to lead CSKA Jr. to a 7-3 thumping of Stupino. The winger improved his +/- from -5 to -1 for the MHL season in the match. The two teams will rematch on Tuesday.

Elitserien (Sweden):
Lulea 2 @ Frolunda 3
Johan Harju, Lulea, 1-1-2, +2, 2 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 15 GP, 5-3-8, +4, 8 PIM

Big Joe lives! The Swedish winger had an even strength goal and a helper, as well as a minor for slashing, in Lulea's 3-2 loss to Frolunda. Lulea gets Vaxjo next on Thursday.