Nizhny Novgorod (17:00)
In the 33rd minute of Sunday’s match in Yekaterinburg between Avtomobilist and Jokerit Helsinki, visiting forward Jesse Joensuu (№18) picked up a misconduct penalty (10 minutes) for checking to the head and neck area. This was the player’s third 10-minute penalty of the season, which means he incurs a fine and an automatic one-game ban.
Also on Sunday, in Khanty-Mansiysk, where Ugra hosted Dinamo Minsk, visiting forward Nikita Komarov (№19) earned his third misconduct penalty of the current campaign in the 12th-minute of the game, also for checking to the head and neck area. As a result, he receives a fine and an automatic one-game ban.