Note: If any of our Russian readers have the box scores from yesterday's Omsk and Spartak matches, let me know.
Alexei Glukhov had 1 goal, 1 assist, and 2 penalty minutes as Cherepovets outlasted Ufa 6-5 on penalty shots. Through 32 games, Glukhov has 4 goals, 12 assists, 16 points, and 64 penalty minutes with an even rating this season.
Dimitri Kazionov had 1 assist and 2 penalty minutes as Kazan defeated Khimik 3-1. Through 32 games the elder Kazionov has 5 goals, 6 assists, 11 points, and 32 penalty minutes with a -4 rating. Vasily Koshechkin served as Robert Esche's backup in the match.
Anton But had 2 goals and 1 assist as St. Petersburg trounced Nizhnekamsk 4-1. Through 32 games, But has 7 goals, 8 assists, 15 points, and 26 penalty minutes with a +6 rating.
Anton But had an assist and 4 penalty minutes in St. Petersburg's 4-2 loss to Yaroslavl.
Alexei Glukhov had an assist in Cherepovets' 6-2 stomping of Khimik.
Denis Kazionov was scoreless in Omsk's 4-3 loss to Chelyabinsk.
Albert Vishnyakov did not play in Spartak's 2-0 win over Magnitogorsk.
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.
Denis Kazionov was scoreless in Omsk's 5-2 loss to Ufa.
Albert Vishnyakov did not play in Spartak's 3-2 shootout loss to Togliatti.
Dimitri Kazionov was scoreless in Kazan's 5-3 win over Yaroslavl. The game was the second of the season for Buffalo Sabres goaltender Mika Noronen's for Ak Bars. Noronen has fought injuries throughout the first half of this season.
Alexei Glukhov was scoreless in Cherepovets' 4-2 loss to Nizhnekamsk.
Anton But had an assist in St. Petersburg's 4-3 shootout win over Tver.
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.
Alexei Glukhov was scoreless as Cherepovets fell to Tver 5-3.
Albert Vishnyakov did not play in Spartak's 3-2 shootout win over Nizhnekamsk.
Anton But scored the game's only goal in St. Petersburg's 1-0 win over Novokuznetsk.