Thursday’s nine KHL games produced 63 goals – and the highest penalty count of any game this season. Barys and Traktor shared 10 goals, while there were nine scores in the games in the Far East, as well as 153 minutes of penalties as Amur and Torpedo slugged it out at the end of the visitor’s 7-2 win.
King of Yaroslavl
Dave King resumed his place behind the bench at Lokomotiv and continued to show he has the edge over Dynamo Moscow.
The Canadian masterminded Loko’s shock play-off win over the Blue-and-Whites last season and after replacing Sean Simpson during the week he got off to a perfect start with a 4-2 win against the same opposition.
Lokomotiv took the lead midway through the first period as Emil Galimov touched Ilya Lyubushkin’s slap shot past Alexander Yeryomenko. Jonas Holos doubled that advantage early in the second before Nikolai Zherdev halved the deficit with a penalty shot.
That couldn’t start a Moscow revival though; Loko scored two more in ...