Nikita Popugayev of Krasnaya Armiya Moscow is named the first star of Saturday. The red-and-blue forward scored two goals in the game against Taifun Primorie Region, including the game-winner.
Stepan Bogdanov of Kuznetskie Medvedi Novokuznetsk is named the first star of Sunday as he scored four goals in the game against Belye Medvedi Chelyabinsk.
The game itself proved to be a thriller – both teams could get a win. Belye Medvedi built a solid in the first 22 minutes of play and it seemed that they would go on to get an easy win on home ice. However, that wasn’t the case. With a minute and a half remaining in the second period, the game was evened up at 4-4. Kuznetskie Medvedi went on to win the game 6-5.