HPK 5 vs. Lukko 0
Saku Salminen, HPK, 0-1-1, +1, 2 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 32 GP, 3-4-7, E, 4 PIM
Saku Salminen assisted on the game opening goal and had 6:15 of ice time in HPK's 5-0 demolition of Lukko. Ex-Lightning pick Eero Somervuori also had an helper in the win for HPK. Nashville 4th round pick Juuse Saros stopped all 40 shots he faced for the shutout. For the moment, HPK has moved into the 10th and final playoff spot on the Liiga table with the victory, 1 point ahead of Ilves.