European Game Day: 1/4/11 and 1/5/11

1/4/11
Elitserien
Sodertalje 4 @ MODO 3
Riku Helenius, Sodertalje, DNP
Season totals: 14 GP, 2-9-0, 0 SO, 3.04 GAA, .880 sv%

Despite two goals from former NHLer Ladislav Nagy, MODO fell to Sodertalje 4-3. Even with the victory, Sodertalje remains in the Elitserien basement, two points back of MODO.

KHL
Cherepovets 4 @ Dynamo Minsk 3
Vasily Koshechkin, Cherepovets, Win, 32/35, 3.00 GAA, .914 sv%
Season totals: 23 GP, 12-11-0, 2 SO, 2.84 GAA, .912 sv%

Vasily Koshehckin made 32 saves to help Cherepovets defeat Minsk 4-3.

Novgorod 5 @ Dynamo Riga 2
Martins Karsums, Dynamo Riga, 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 37 GP, 12-9-21, -4, 40 PIM

Martins Karsums had a minor for interference in 14:35 of ice time in Riga's 5-2 loss to Novgorod. Ex-Oilers farmhand Charles Linglet had a pair of goals for Novgorod in the win.

1/5/11
Kazan 2 @ Novokuznetsk 1
Dmitri Kazionov, Kazan, 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 32 GP, 2-5-7, +4, 22 PIM

Dmitri Kazionov assisted on Jarkko Immonen's game opening goal in Kazan's 2-1 win over Novokuznetsk. Ex-NHLer Alexei Morozov had Kazan's other goal.