Updates on Sean Couturier, Chris Kreider, Nicklas Backstrom, Alexander Ovechkin, Sergei Gonchar, Tomas Plekanec, Paul Stastny and more.
THE AHL.COM: Chris Kreider scored twice as the Connecticut Whale defeated the Bridgeport Sound Tigers 7-5.
Sean Couturier scored one of the Adirondack Phantoms two goals en route to a 2-1 win over the Norfolk Admirals.
Oliver Ekman-Larssen got the overtime winner as the Portland Pirates edged the Springfield Falcons 6-5.
KHL.RU: Nicklas Backstrom had a four point night (1 goal, 3 assists) and Alexander Ovechkin scored twice as Moscow Dynamo beat Severstal Cherepovets 5-3.
Pavel Datsyuk picked up a goal and an assist as CSKA Moscow nipped Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod 3-2 in a shootout.
Sergei Gonchar collected 3 assists as Mettalurg Magnitogorsk thumped Barys Astana
Sergei Kostitsyn had a three point night (1 goal, 2 assists) as Avangard Omsk doubled up Avtomoblist Yekaterinbur 6-3.
Pekka Rinne made 35 saves but it wasn’t enough as Dinamo Minsk fell 3-2 in overtime to SKA St. Petersburg.
HOKEJ.CZ: Milan Michalek and Martin Hanzal each had a goal and an assist, but it wasn’t enough as HC Mountfield blew an early 3-0 lead to fall 6-3 to PSG Zlin.
David Krejci potted a goal as HC Pardubice edged HC Kometa Brno 3-2.
Tomas Plekanec had three assists and Jaromir Jagr two as the Kladno Knights beat Skoda Plzen HC 4-3.
NATIONAL LEAGUE.CH: Tyler Seguin netted a hat trick and Patrick Kane also scored as EHC Biel doubled up SC Bern 4-2.
Henrik Zetterberg had a goal and an assist as EV Zug beat SCL Tigers 6-2.
Michael Del Zotto collected a goal and an assist and Jason Spezza collected an assists as Rapperswil-Jona Lakers defeated the Kloten Flyers 6-4.
DEL.ORG: Paul Statsny had a goal and an assist and Blake Wheeler assisted twice as EHC Red Bull Munich blanked Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg 3-0.