Saturday's Superleague Playoff Score

Alexei Glukhov and #9 Cherepovets' season ended by the slimmest of margins today as they fell 1-0 to #8 Khimik in the decisive Game Five of their opening round playoff series. Glukhov finishes the playoffs scoreless in 5 games with 4 penalty minutes and a -3 rating.

The next round of the Russian Superleague playoffs begins Tuesday. In series involving Lightning prospects:

#1 Kazan (Dimitri Kazionov)
vs.
#8 Khimik

#2 Omsk
vs.
#7 Yaroslavl (Evgeny Artyukhin)