Avangard Omsk beat Barys Astana 3-1 to kick off the East Conference semi-final and remain unbeaten in the play-offs. Ufa wins 1-0 thanks to Goalie Metsola’s shutout and Kemppainen goal at Avtomobilist.
Dynamo Moscow lays the foundation for the rise against Jokerit with five goals in the starting period. Lok wins thanks to a strong middle period and Ufa celebrates a 3-2 overtime victory against Magnitogorsk.
Lokomotiv Yaroslavl needed only one victory to climb to the next round after a 3-0 win over Sochi, as well as Salavat Ufa after today’s 2-1 over-time victory at Metallurg. Dynamo Moscow missed this opportunity with a defeat in Helsinki.