Astana 3 vs. Chelyabinsk 6
Victor Hedman , Astana, 0-0-0, +1, 34 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 13 GP, 0-8-8, +4, 46 PIM
Victor Hedman (pictured) was given a game misconduct, a misconduct, and minors for high-sticking and slashing in 12:22 of ice time as Astana was defeated by Traktor Chelyabinsk 6-3. Chelyabinsk defenseman Nikita Nesterov  remains with the Russian junior team for the Subway Super Series. Astana faces Ekaterinburg on Friday. Chelyabinsk draws Omsk, also on Friday.
Yaroslavl 4 vs. Bratislava 0
Jaroslav Janus , Bratislava, DNP
Season totals: 20 GP, 11-7-2, 2 SO, 2.35 GAA, .923 sv%
NHLer Semyon Varlamov stopped all 32 shots he faces to lead Yaroslavl to a 4-0 shutout win over Slovan Bratislava. Bratislava faces Mytischi next on Friday.