Sudbury Wolves 2 @ Sault Ste Marie Greyhounds 3
RW Kyle DeCoste, SSM: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 11 GP, 1-0-1, -2, 20 PIM
DeCoste remained in the lineup for two straight games, but failed to manage a point for the Soo in their win against rival Sudbury. SSM sits in second in the West Division with a 9-6-0-1 record, six points behind division leader Windsor. They are 3-6-0-1 in their last 10 games.
WHL Note: Carter Ashton and Lethbridge received some good news this week when the Anaheim Ducks returned defenseman Luca Sbisa to the junior club. Lethbridge recently climbed out of the Central Division cellar, but has a lackluster 5-9-2-0 record thus far.
St. Petersburg 2 @ Omsk 3 (SO)
Karri Ramo, Omsk, No Decision, 7/8, 3.00 GAA, .857 sv%
Season totals: 18 GP, 10-7, 2 SO, 1.89 GAA, .912 sv%
Ramo left the match today after the first period. Former Lightning prospect Anton But had a goal in the match for Omsk.
Dynamo Moscow 1 @ Dynamo Minsk 5
Johan Harju, Dynamo Moscow, 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 21 GP, 2-3-5, -6, 10 PIM
Harju played 15:50 in the match and was 56% on draws.
Khabarovsk 3 @ Togliatti 1
Vasily Koshechkin, Togliatti, Loss, 29/31, 2.02 GAA, .935 sv%
Season totals: 16 GP, 7-9, 2 SO, 2.18 GAA, .922 sv%
Despite some pretty good numbers by Koshechkin, Togliatti has fallen back into another losing streak with a 3-1 loss to Khabarovsk today.
Novokuznetsk 5 @ Kazan 2
Dimitry Kazionov, Kazan, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 19 GP, 5-1-6, -4, 10 PIM
The older Kazionov played 12:33 in the match as Novokuznetsk dismantled Ak Bars. Former Bolt Prospect Albert Vishnyakov had a helper in the match for Novokuznetsk. Vishnyakov has 4 goals and 8 points in 15 games thus far this year.
Ekaterinburg 3 @ Yaroslavl 6
Denis Kazionov, Ekaterinburg, 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 19 GP, 1-2-3, -5, 8 PIM
The younger Kazionov played 9:03 in the match for Ekaterinburg. Former Lightning player Dimitry Afanasenkov had a helper in the match for Yaroslavl. He has 4 goals and 10 points in 17 games this season.
Dynamo Riga 2 @ Dynamo Moscow 4
Johan Harju, Dynamo Moscow, 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 20 GP, 2-3-5, -4, 10 PIM
Is Johan Harju finally coming out of his first quarter slump? Between today's helper and a goal against Khabarovsk, Harju now has points in two of his last three matches. Harju played 14:43 today and was 50% on draws. Mattias Weinhandl continued his torrid goal scoring pace with his 12th and 13th of the season in the game for Dynamo Moscow.