In the 3rd minute of Game 1 of the series between Ak Bars and Avangard Omsk Region, played in Kazan of Friday evening, visiting defenseman Miroslav Blatak sustained a knee injury as a result of a hit by home forward Alexander Burmistrov. 

Following a request from the Refereeing Department, the KHL Disciplinary Committee has reviewed the incident and found Burmistrov guilty of illegal use of the knee during the challenge. As a result, the Committee has imposed on Burmistrov a major plus game misconduct penalty (5+20 minutes) for kneeing and has suspended the player for one game.

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