Subway Super Series
@ Brandon, Manitoba
Russian Selects 3 WHL All Stars 2
Denis Kostin made 34 saves in the victory as the Russians were outshot by a 36-18 margin
Pavel Kraskovsky scored 2 goals to lead the Selects
The Western Hockey League dropped both games to the Selects who now move on to face the OHL All Stars starting tomorrow in Peterborough
Chris Bigras & Zach Nastasiuk of the Owen Sound Attack will play for the OHL in both games against the Russians while defender Damir Sharipzyanov will compete for the Russians in the 2 games in Ontario
The second OHL game in the tour is Monday at Kingston
Russia 3, WHL 2
1. Russia, Kraskovsky 1 (Provorov, Kroshkov) 10:07 (pp).
Penalties _ WHL bench (too many men) 3:31, Hawryluk WHL (tripping) 8:57, Leshchenko Rus (hooking) 16:06, Yudin Rus (delay of game) 19:31.
2. Russia, Alexeev 1 (Kraskovsky, Kroshkov) 9:00.
Penalties _ Shatsky Rus (hooking) 5:07, Reinhart WHL (boarding), Korenev Rus (high-sticking) 6:33, Gavrikov Rus (roughing) 14:45.
3. WHL, Hicketts 1 (Klimchuk, Reinhart) 3:46 (pp).
4. Russia, Kraskovsky 2 (Rafikov, Korenev) 14:01.
5. WHL, Bleackley 1 (Baillie, Ully) 14:46.