Karjala Cup EuroTour Tournament: November 9th, 2002 Sweden vs. Russia 3:1 Goals: 1:0 Falk (T. Johanssen, 13.40), 1:1 Tyutin (Nepriayev, 22.51), 2:1 Rudin (Sedersten, Artusson, 23.45, pp.), 3:1 Tolsa (Kanberg, 39.17).
Prospect Notes: Boston Bruins prospect Sergei Zinovjev served his mandatory one game suspension for boarding, while Denis Grebeshkov’s defensive partner, Vladislav Boulin, who was also serving a match penalty. Los Angeles Kings prospect Denis Grebeshkov, got moved down to 7th defenseman duties for this game after his uninspired play in the previous contest.
Karjala Cup EuroTour Tournament: November 7th, 2002 Finland vs. Russia 5:0 Goals: 1:0 Hentunen (Nummelin, 33.40), 2:0 Tarvainnen (Kiprussoff , Nummellin, 41.37, pp.), 3:0 Somervoun (Rinannen, Nummellin, 45.00, pp.), 4:0 Alanko (Tuullo, Rintannen, 45.31, pp.), 5:0 Santan (Rintanen, Nummellin, 46.11, pp.).
Prospect Notes: This game was decided by ridiculous penalties. Russia was losing 1:0 and then the refs helped Finland out a bit. Hmm
Karjala Cup EuroTour Tournament: October 27th, 2002Goalies: Yegor Podomatsky (Lokomotiv Yaroslavl), Maxim Sokolov (Avangard, Omsk) and Vadim Tarasov (Metallurg, Novokuznetsk).
Defensemen: Vladislav Buljin and Vladimir Malenkykh (Lada Togliatti), Denis Grebeshkov and Alexander Guskov (Lokomotiv Yaroslalv), Sergei Gusev, Vasily Turkovsky and Igor Schadilov (Severstal Cherpovets), Alexander Zhdan (Dynamo Moscow), Roman Kukhtinov (Salavat Yulayev Omsk), Vitali Proshkin (Ak Bars Kazan) and Fedor Tyutin (SKA St. Petersburg).
Forwards: Vladimir Antipov, Anton But, Andrei Kovalenko, Ivan Nepriayev, Vladimir Samyilin, Alexander Suglobov? Ivan Tkachenko (Lokomotiv Yaroslavl), Igor Grigorenko and Sergei Sevostyanov (Lada Togliatti), Sergei Zinovjev, Denis Platonov and Alexei Chupin (Ak Bars Kazan), Ruslan Nurtdinov (Severstal), Alexander Perezhogin (Avangard) and Sergei Soin (Soveit Wings Moscow).