Mechel Chelyabinsk - Ak Bars Kazan  3-2 (1-0, 2-1, 0-1)

First period:
1-0 MEC 17:37  Kudinov,4 (Krechin)  (pp)
Second period:
2-0 MEC  1:50  Yakutsenya,3 (Levada, Terekhov)  (pp)
3-0 MEC 14:25  Leonov,2 (Galkin)
3-1 AKB 19:19  Zaripov,8 (Zavialov, Balmin)
Third period:
3-2 AKB 12:27  Shargorodsky,2 (Zaripov)

Goaltenders: Emelyanov (W,7-8-1) 30/32 - Tsarev (L,17-7-1) 19/22.

Shots:
Mechel    9  8  5 -- 22
Ak Bars   7  9 16 -- 32

Power play: Mechel 2/8, Ak Bars 8/9.
January 6. Chelyabinsk. Mechel Ice Palace. A - 1,200 (2,200).