Mat Robinson, playing his second game after returning from injury, picked up four points (2+2) as Dynamo Moscow won 7-3 at Avangard.
Robinson opened the scoring in the eighth minute during a strong start from the visitor, and soon afterwards Raimo Summanen called a time out to steady his team's ship. That worked until midway through the second period when Maxim Pestushko and Alexei Tsvetkov scored twice in a minute to stretch the lead to 3-0.
Vladimir Pervushin finally got Avangard on the scoreboard, only for Robinson to assist on a rare goal for Nikolai Zherdev. The third period saw Kaspars Daugavins score two more for Dynamo before Robinson got an empty-netter to complete his personal account for the evening.
Sibir tastes defeat at last
Traktor ended Sibir's winning run thanks to Francis Pare's penalty shot 90 seconds into overtime. The Canadian was sent clean through on goal only to be chopped down by Renat Mamashev as he prepared to shoot. Given a second opportunity Pare made ...