Astana 2 vs. Magnitogorsk 3
Vasily Koshechkin, Magnitogorsk, Win, 33/35, 2.00 GAA, .943 sv%
Season totals: 38 GP, 24-6-5, 4 SO, 1.80 GAA, .935 sv%
Ex-Predators pick Denis Platonov had 1 goal and 1 assist to lead Magnitogorsk to a 3-2 victory over Astana. Ex-NHLer Nigel Dawes had 1 goal for Astana in defeat. Magnitogorsk is currently 3rd in the Eastern Conference.
Khanty-Mansiysk 4 vs. Khabarovsk 2
Nikita Gusev, Khanty-Mansiysk, 1-0-1, +2, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 41 GP, 16-8-24, +5, 10 PIM
Nikita Gusev had the late insurance marker in 17:16 of ice time in Yugra's 4-2 win over Khabarovsk. Ex-Sharks first rounder Lukas Kaspar also had a pair of goals in the win. Yugra is currently 10th in the East, but they're just 2 points shy of the 8th and final playoff spot in the conference.
Podolsk 2 vs. Bratislava 1 (OT)
Jaroslav Janus, Bratislava, DNP
Season totals: 24 GP, 6-12-5, 2 SO, 2.93 GAA, .893 sv%
Ex-Flyers pick Mario Kempe, brother of Kings first rounder Adrian Kempe, scored the OT winner for Podolsk in their 2-1 victory over Bratislava. Jaroslav Janus did not dress for Slovan in the defeat. Bratislava is 11th in the 14 time Western Conference.
Sochi 6 vs. Mytischi 4
Dmitry Korobov, Mytischi, 0-0-0, -3, 2 PIM, 7 SOG
Season totals: 31 GP, 1-7-8, -1, 51 PIM
Dmitry Korobov was -3 in 17:44 in Mytischi's 6-4 loss to Sochi. He also took a minor for tripping in the match. Ex-Senators pick Andre Petersson had 2 goals and 4 points in the win for Sochi. Ex-Lightning defenseman Matt Gilroy had a goal in defeat and ex-Russian junior national team defenseman Albert Yarullin also had a pair of helpers in the loss. Mytischi is currently dead last in the 14 team Western Conference.