Spartak Moscow celebrates a 7-0 win in the home game against Sibir and Metallurg Magnitogorsk beat Torpedo 7-3.

Spartak celebrated a clear home victory over Sibir Novosibirsk 7-0 today. It did not look like such a clear result after 20 minutes. The first goal by Yaroslav Dyblenko only fell after 30 seconds in the middle period. After that, they beat Sibir Goalie Taylor just 12 seconds later and in the 28th minute, Vyacheslav Leshchenko was already 3-0 down. Things should get even worse in this section, with Artyom Voronin outnumbering 4-0 and Alexander Osipov scoring a fifth for Spartak in the 38th minute. In the final third followed by Robin Hanzl in power play and Alexander Osipov the results to 7-0 final score. Spartak celebrate home victory against Barys for their first win of the New Year.

Spartak Moscow vs Sibir Novosibirsk 7-0 (0-0, 5-0, 2-0)

Astana, however, remains successful. In Sochi, the home team was punished in the first Poerplay by the goal of Darren Dietz. Sochi arguably the more active team but Astana also scored in the middle period thanks Matt Frattin a hit and Curtis Valk fixed the third goal of the guests- Since Henrik Karlsson celebrated his fourth shutout with 32 Saves Barys Astana remained in the Olympia city without conceding.

HC Sochi vs Barys Astana 0-3 (0-1, 0-1, 0-1)

Metallurg Magnitogorsk beat Torpedo 7-3. Sergei Mozyakin scored three goals and an assist and Nikolai Kulemin also scored a goal and two assists. That made the not so great performance at the Spengler Cup immediately forgotten.

Metallurg Magnitogorsk vs Nizhny Novgorod 7-3 (2-1, 3-1, 2-1)

Avangard Omsk beat Neftekhimik 2-1. After Shiksatdarov compensated for the Omsk lead in the 17th minute with a shorthand, Mikhail Fisenko reached the final score in the 44th minute with a 2-1 win for Avangard.

Neftekhimik vs Avangard Omsk 1-2 (1-1, 0-0, 0-1)

The Admirals had today at Kunlun the opportunity to pass the last place in the league to Slovan Bratislava with a point win. The chances were good before the game, but two days ago they won the game 3-2, but today they did not succeed. Vladivostok was able to equalize 0-3, but Brandon Yip’s 53rd-minute strike saw the hosts make it 4-3.

Kunlun Red Star vs Admiral Vladivostok 4-3 (2-0, 1-3, 1-0)