Astana 3 vs. St. Petersburg 5
Nikita Gusev, St. Petersburg, 1-1-2, E, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 9 GP, 5-6-11, +8, 2 PIM
Nikita Gusev potted a late Third Period insurance goal and had a power play helper as SKA, still depleted by the World Cup of Hockey, edged Barys Astana 5-3. Gusev played 17:36 in the victory. Astana got a pair of helpers from ex-Lightning forward Brandon Bochenski in defeat.