Denis Kazionov did not play in Novokuznetsk's 5-4 overtime loss to Magnitogorsk.
Evgeny Artyukhin was scoreless in Omsk's 4-1 thumping of Togliatti.
Albert Vishnyakov did not play in Spartak's 4-0 loss to Ufa.
The Admirals got some great goaltending from Karri Ramo and Ryan Munce and it made all the difference.
Ramo stopped 10 of 11 shots he faced before giving way to Munce who stopped 28 of 29 and went on for the shootout victory.
Box score from norfolkadmirals.com.
Denis Kazionov did not play in Novokuznetsk's 5-4 overtime loss to Chelyabinsk.
Evgeny Artyukhin was scoreless in Omsk's 2-1 shootout win over Ufa.
Albert Vishnyakov did not play in Spartak's 3-2 win over Togliatti.
Alexei Glukhov was scoreless in Cherepovets' 3-2 win over Nizhnekamsk.
Fortunately, the team the Admirals iced tonight won't be at all like the team they'll go into the regular season with.
Boxscore from norfolkadmirals.com: