SKA Saint-Petersburg - Severstal Cherepovets  3-3 (2:1, 1:0, 0:2, 0:0)

First period:
0-1 SEV  3:26  Sidyakin,5 (Blokhin, Gusev)  (pp)
1-1 SKA 14:01  Boltunov,3  (pp)
2-1 SKA 16:03  Kerch,1 (Boltunov, Cooper)
Second period:
3-1 SKA 13:48  Koznev,8 (Gorbushin, Kharlamov)
Third period:
3-2 SEV  5:29  Kuznetsov,11 (Kalyuzhny)  (pp)
3-3 SEV 15:25  Dobryshkin,15 (Nikitenko)
Overtime:
No scoring.

Goaltenders: Naumov (T,10-16-2) 40/43 - Cousineau (T,13-6-2) 20/23.

Shots:
SKA  10  4  6 3 -- 23
SEV  16  8 15 4 -- 43

Power play: SKA 1/4, Severstal 2/4.
January 5. Saint-Petersburg. SKA Sports Palace. A - 2,400 (2,000).

Line-Ups
SKA: Maslyukov - Kozyrev, Cooper(2) - Davydov, Semin - Leontiev(2), Babchuk(2) - D.Ivanov. Kharlamov - Koznev - Gorbushin, Bashkatov - Kerch - Boltunov(2), Galushkin - Akifiev - Galchenyuk(2), Polozov - Petrov - Levinsky.
SEVERSTAL: Gusev - Petrochinin, Turkovsky(2) - Schadilov(4), Shefer - Sapozhnikov, Gimaev - Shinin. Berdnikov(2) - Kuznetsov - Kalyuzhny, Golts - Nikitenko - Dobryshkin(10), Luchkin(2) - Blokhin - Sidyakin, Vujtek - Epanchintsev - Nurtdinov.