European Game Day: 9-27-12
Skelleftea 5 vs. Brynas 3
Johan Harju, Brynas, 2-0-2, +2, 0 PIM, 7 SOG
Season totals: 6 GP, 2-1-3, +3, 4 PIM
Harju comes alive! The power forward (pictured) potted his first two goals of the season in Brynas' 5-3 loss to Skelleftea. Both goals came at even strength. Brynas faces Timra on Saturday.
Chelyabinsk 4 vs. CSKA 3
Nikita Nesterov, Chelyabinsk, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals (KHL): 4 GP, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM
Season totals (MHL): 1 GP, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM
Nikita Nesterov was scoreless in 7:42 in Chelyabinsk's 4-3 win over CSKA. NHLer Pavel Datsyuk had a pair of assists for CSKA, as the reality of the NHL lockout begins to hit the KHL. Nikita Gusev was sent down to the MHL to make room for Datsyuk. CSKA's MHL team plays Riga Jr. on Saturday. Chelyabinsk moves on to play Praha on Saturday. CSKA gets Ekaterinburg on Saturday.