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.
With a 3-2 home victory of Barys against Novgorod, the Kazakhs secure the last free ticket for the second KHL Play-Off round.
SKA wins Game 6 at Spartak Moscow 2-1 and celebrates their fourth win in a row – Torpedo Novgorod wins the home game against Barys 3-1 and enforces a crucial seventh game.
SKA St.Petersburg take the lead in the series against Spartak thanks to a 2-1 home victory. Barys Astana celebrated a safe 3-1 win over Torpedo.
CSKA and Avtomobilist reach sweep in the next play-off round – SKA St.Petersburg score 2-2 at Spartak with a 3-2 win and Traktor celebrates after a 0-2 and 2-4 deficit a 5-4 Overtime victory over Astana.
With the eighth win at Spartak Moscow in a row, SKA St. Petersburg put on 1-2 in the Conference 1/4 finals series – CSKA and Avtomobilist win victory number 3 and tractor shortens against Astana.
CSKA wins 6-2 against Vityaz by a strong middle period – SKA loses after 2-0 lead against Spartak 2-3 – Barys and Avtomobilist win their home games.
Spartak Moscow delivers their first big playoff surprise with a 2-0 victory at SKA St.Petersburg – CSKA Moscow, Avtomobilist and Barys Astana win their opening games safely.