European Game Day: 3-26-12

SM-liiga Quarterfinals (Finland):
(4)JYP 4 @ (5)Assat 3
JYP Leads the Series 3-0
Riku Helenius, JYP, Win, 31/34, 3.00 GAA, .912 sv%
Playoff totals: 3 GP, 3-0-0, 0 SO, 1.67 GAA, .951 sv%
Regular season totals: 33 GP, 21-9-1, 7 SO, 1.64 GAA, .936 sv%

Ex-Lightning forward Eric Perrin scored the eventual game winning goal on the power play in JYP's 4-3 Game Three victory over Assat. JYP goes for the sweep Wednesday.

MHL Western Conference Semifinals (Russia Jr.):
Cherepovets Jr. 4 @ CSKA Jr. 3
Cherepovets Jr. Leads the Series 1-0
Nikita Kucherov, CSKA Jr., 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM, 5 SOG
Playoff totals (MHL): 4 GP, 1-1-2, -3, 0 PIM
Regular Season totals (MHL): 23 GP, 24-19-43, +16, 40 PIM
Regular Season totals (KHL): 18 GP, 1-3-4, -1, 4 PIM

Tough night for Nikita Kucherov, who was -2 in CSKA Jr.'s Game One loss to Cherepovets Jr. Game Two is Tuesday.