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.