Astana 7 vs. Ekaterinburg 2
Victor Hedman, Astana, 0-2-2, +3, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 14 GP, 0-10-10, +7, 46 PIM
Victor Hedman had an even strength and a power play assist in 18:37 of ice time in Astana's 7-2 pasting of Ekaterinburg. Ex-Lightning forward Brandon Bochenski had a goal for Astana in the win while ex-Lightning defenseman Sergei Gusev (yes!?) scored a goal for Ekaterinburg in defeat. Astana plays Magnitogorsk next on Sunday.
Cherepovets 4 vs. Dynamo Moscow 2
Vasily Koshechkin, Cherepovets, Win, 33/35, 2.00 GAA, .943 sv%
Season totals: 24 GP, 11-11-2, 3 SO, 2.10 GAA, .928 sv%
Vasily Koshechkin rebounded from a 3-1 loss against Traktor in his last start and turned aside 33 shots to help Cherepovets defeat Dynamo Moscow 4-2. Cherepovets plays St. Petersburg on Sunday.
Mytischi 0 vs. Bratislava 2
Jaroslav Janus, Bratislava, Win, SO, 28/28, 0.00 GAA, 1.000 sv%
Season totals: 21 GP, 12-7-2, 3 SO, 2.35 GAA, .923 sv%
Jaroslav Janus (pictured) posted his third shutout of the season to lead Slovan Bratislava to a 2-0 win over Mytischi. NHLer Lubomir Vishnevsky had a helper in the match for Slovan. They face Novgorod next on Sunday.