Lokomotiv Yaroslavl - Mechel Chelyabinsk  4-2 (0:0, 0:2, 4:0)

First period:
No scoring.
Second period:
0-1 MEC  2:18  Varitsky,10 (Galkin, Matushkin)  (pp)
0-2 MEC  5:29  Leonov,1
Third period:
1-2 LOK  5:18  Kovalenko,8
2-2 LOK  9:54  Antipov,11 (Butsayev)
3-2 LOK 11:14  Skugarev,6 (Vorobiev)
4-2 LOK 19:40  Nemchinov,2 (Antipov)  (sh-eng)

Goaltenders: Podomatsky (W,18-5-4) 12/14 - Emelyanov (L,6-8-1) (58:11) 26/29.

Shots:
Lokomotiv   7 12 11 -- 30
Mechel      4  3  7 -- 14

Power play: Lokomotiv 0/6, Mechel 1/3.
December 10. Yaroslavl. 2000-Lokomotiv Arena. A - 8,700 (9,046).