Khanty-Mansisysk 1 vs. Novokuznetsk 6
Nikita Gusev , Khanty-Mansysk, DNP
Season totals: 28 GP, 2-2-4, -7, 8 PIM
Nikita Gusev did not dress for Yugra's 6-1 loss to Novokuznetsk. 19 year old defenseman Mark Skutar had a career day with 1 goal and 4 points in the match.
Elsewhere, with Andrey Vasilevskiy away at the WJC's, Ufa defeated Mytischi 5-2.