Jokerit forward Steve Moses set a new KHL goalscoring record as he recorded his 36th marker of the season.
The big moment came in the first period at Atlant when the American converted a penalty shot to give his team a ninth minute lead.
Jokerit went on to build a 4-0 lead. Petteri Virtanen made it 2-0 late in the second before Ryan Gunderson and Tommi Huhtala stretched that advantage early in the third.
Atlant knew that only victory would do to keep its play-off hopes alive and rallied late on to score twice through Alexander Taratukhin, but the outcome was already decided. The Moscow Region team can still theoretically catch HC Sochi, but trails by four points with just two games left to play.
Torpedo fightback stuns Sochi
This battle between two teams looking to secure their play-off spots was all about HC Sochi’s Ilya Krikunov.
The forward scored twice in the second period to help his team to a 3-0 lead over Torpedo and it seemed that the KHL newcomer would ...