Saskatoon trips up Vancouver 2-1. Stefan Elliott posted a minus one rating for the Blades. The Giants had the edge in shots 24-23. Saskatoon improves to 19-6-0-1.
Medicine Hat tops Seattle 3-1. Calvin Pickard allowed all three Tigers goals on 43 shots. Seattle was 0-5 with the man advantage. Pickard was hit with a delay of game penalty in the third period. The Thunderbirds drop to 11-7-3-4.
CSKA falls to Metallurg Nk 4-1. Denis Parshin had the lone tally for CSKA. It was his eighth goal of the season. He was also penalized for slashing early in the second period. Parshin fired five shots on net in a little over 19 minutes of ice time.
Pelicans upend Ilves 5-1. Jani Hurme was pulled in favor of Sami Aittokallio to start the second period. Hurme gave up two goals on six shots in the first frame. Aittokallio stopped 14 shots in the final two periods.