Albert Vishnyakov did not play in Spartak's 3-1 loss to Ufa.
Denis Kazionov was scoreless in Omsk's 6-1 loss to Togliatti.
Anton But was scoreless in St. Petersburg's 3-2 loss to Dynamo.
Albert Vishnyakov did not play in Spartak's 5-4 OT win over Khimik.
Crank up the speculation. Robert Esche made his debut for Ak Bars Kazan shutting out Tver 3-0. Dimitri Kazionov had an assist in the match for Kazan. Where does this leave Vasily Koshechkin? Stay tuned.
Alexei Glukhov was scoreless in Cherepovets' 3-1 loss to Novgorod.
Denis Kazionov made his debut for Avangard in a 2-0 Omsk win over Khimik.
Alexei Glukhov was scoreless in Cherepovets' 3-1 loss to CSKA.
The annual Karjala Cup, a leg of the yearly Euro Tour of the best club players from the Czech Republic, Finland, Russia, and Sweden, is slated to begin on Thursday as he European leagues are all winding down toward the Karjala Cup break. Two Lightning properties are currently slated to play in the tournament: Russian winger Anton But and Swedish defenseman Andreas Holmqvist.
The break is also a period of significant transfer activity and with several Lightning prospects in contractual limbo, the break may offer some interesting outcomes for players like Evgeny Artyukhin, Denis Kazionov, and Vasily Koshechkin. We shall see.