The latest on Tomas Plekanec, Daniel Briere, Tyler Seguin, Matt Duchene, Ilya Kovalchuk, Evgeni Malkin, Pavel Datsyuk and more.
ROTOWIRE: Tomas Plekanec had a five point night (3 goals, two assists) as Kladno defeated Pardubice 9-6 in Czech Extraliga action on Friday…Tyler Seguin scored four goals and added an assist in Biel’s 7-2 win over Servette in the Swiss League…Daniel Briere and Claude Giroux combined for nine points in Eisbaren Berlin’s 8-3 victory over Wolfsburg on Friday in Germany.
TORONTO SUN: Matt Duchene is finding the play in the Swedish Elite League difficult, claiming he’s been subjected to too many uncalled obstruction penalties. Duchene is playing for Frolunda during the NHL lockout, and has been limited to one goal and a few assists in seven games.
NBC SPORTS PRO HOCKEY TALK: Alex Steen suffered a thigh injury during Swedish Elite League play and will miss three weeks.
KHL.RU: Evgeni Malkin scored and Sergei Gonchar had two assists as Mettalurg Magnitogorsk down Vityaz 4-1…Pavel Datsyuk collected a goal and an assist and goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov got the win as CSKA Moscow defeated Amur 6-2…Ilya Kovalchuk notced a goal and two assists as SKA St. Petersburg thumped Donbass 9-2…Pekka Rinne backstopped Dinamo Minsk to a 4-3 overtime win over Avtomoblist.