Kane unable to save Minsk

3 October 2012, 00:47

Evander Kane made his Dinamo Minsk debut within hours of agreeing a move from Winnipeg to Belarus, but he couldn’t save his new team from a 2-1 home defeat at the hands of Lokomotiv Yaroslavl. Loko seized the initiative early on, with goals from Sergei Plotnikov and Niklas Hagman giving a 2-0 advantage inside the first five minutes. Andrei Stas cut the deficit, but Semyon Varlamov made 38 saves to secure the win for Loko.

Around the league
In Tuesday’s other games Severstal Cherepovets eased to a 4-0 win over Atlant Moscow Region, thanks largely to a 1+1 return from Teemu Laakso and 28 saves from Vasily Koshechkin.

In Chekhov, Vityaz overturned a 0-2 deficit to sink Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod 4-2, with Josh Hennessey getting the winner.

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