Omsk defeated CSKA 3-0 in the opening match of their quarterfinal series. Nikita Alexeev
did not dress for Avangard.
Lada Togliatti drew first blood against Goliath Magnitogorsk behind Vasily Koshechkin
's 4th win of the postseason.
Both Anton But
and Alexei Glukhov
were scoreless in Yaroslavl's 4-2 game one win over Khimik.