KHL Game Day: 11-1-13
Astana 3 vs. Ufa 2
Andrey Vasilevskiy, Ufa, DNP
Season totals: 12 GP, 7-3-2, 0 SO, 2.43 GAA, .916 sv%
Andrey Vasilevskiy sat backup in Ufa's 3-2 loss to Astana. Astana was led by a pair of goals from former Lightning forward Brandon Bochenski, his 13th and 14th of the season. For those who missed it, it was also announced Ufa will loan Andrey Vasilevskiy to Russia's U20 WJC team this winter.
Khanty-Mansiysk 3 vs. Chelyabinsk 4 (OT)
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, DNP
Season totals: 17 GP, 2-2-4, -4, 2 PIM
Nikita Gusev was again out of the lineup in Yugra's 4-3 overtime loss to Traktor Chelyabinsk. Chelyabinsk was led by 2 goals and 3 points from Caps first rounder Evgeny Kuznetsov.
Ekaterinburg 5 vs. Magnitogorsk 4 (SO)
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, SO Loss, 9/11, 5.37 GAA, .818 sv%
Season totals: 21 GP, 12-5-3, 2 SO, 2.27 GAA, .926 sv%
Vasily Koshechkin was lifted after allowing 2 goals and then reinserted for the second shooter in the shootout session, which he stopped, in Magnitogorsk's 5-4 SO loss to Ekaterinburg. Bizarre use of the goaltenders. Ekaterinburg got a goal from captain and former Lightning defenseman Sergey Gusev. Danis Zaripov had a hat trick in defeat for Magnitogorsk.
St. Petersburg 4 vs. Bratislava 2
Jaroslav Janus, Bratislava, 25/29, 4.00 GAA, .862 sv%
Season totals: 12 GP, 5-7-0, 1 SO, 2.99 GAA, .883 sv%
Ex-NHLer Alexei Ponikarovsky had 1 goal and 3 points to help lead St. Petersburg to a 4-2 win over Slovan Bratislava. Ilya Kovalchuk also had a helper in the contest for SKA.