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KHL.RU: Evgeni Malkin’s four-point night was overshadowed by Nikolai Kulemin’s five pointer (two goals, three assists) as Mettalurg Magnitogorsk crushed Dimano Riga 7-2. Sergei Gonchar collected three assists for Mettalurg.
Ilya Kovalchuk scored twice as SKA St. Petersburg edged Atlant Moscow Region 4-3.
Alexander Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom each had an assist as Dynamo Moscow beat Lokomotiv Yaroslavl 3-1.
HOKEJ.CZ; David Krejci had a hat trick leading HC Pardubice to a 5-0 win over Pirates Chomutov