Updates on NHL Stars in Europe and the AHL – December 27, 2012.

The latest on Alexander Ovechkin, Pavel Datsyuk, Evgeni Malkin, Alexander Semin, Jiri Hudler, Cody Hodgson and more.

KHL.RU: Evgeni Malkin had two assists and Sergei Gonchar one, but they weren’t enough as Metallurg Magnitogorsk dropped a 5-3 decision to Sibir Novosibirsk.

Alexander Ovechkin scored the game-tying goal as Dynamo Moscow edged Slovan Bratislava 2-1 in a shoot0ut.

Pavel Datsyuk scored game-tying goal in CSKA Moscow's win on Tuesday.

Pavel Datsyuk scored game-tying goal in CSKA Moscow’s win on Tuesday.

Pavel Datsyuk scored the game-tying goal and Mikhail Grabovsky the winner in overtime as CSKA Moscow nipped SKA Saint Petersburg 2-1.

Alexander Semin scored a late goal but it wasn’t enough for Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod, which fell 4-3 to Yugra Khanty-Mansiysk

HOKEJ.CZ: Jiri Hudler scored the game-winner as HC Ocelari Trinec held on for a 6-5 win over White Tigers Liberec. Hudler subsequently left the game for a couple of stitches to his neck after being struck by a skate, but fortunately the injury was minor.

THE AHL.COM: Cody Hodgson scored twice and Marcus Foligno also chipped in a goal as the Rochester American edged the Lake Erie Monsters 7-6.