SKA Saint-Petersburg - Avangard Omsk  2-5 (0:0, 1:3, 1:2)

First period:
No scoring.
Second period:
0-1 AVA  1:01  Prokopiev,6 (Perezhogin)
1-1 SKA  4:01  Davydov,4 (Bashkatov)  (pp)
1-2 AVA  8:12  Vlasak,13 (Patera, Chernov)
1-3 AVA 19:54  Patera,10  (sh)
Third period:
1-4 AVA  0:35  Sushinsky,3 (Byakin)
2-4 SKA  1:46  Rajsky,1
2-5 AVA  3:45  Sushinsky,4

Goaltenders: Naumov (L,12-18-2) 17/21, Romashko (0:35 third) 9/10 - Viyukhin (W,15-4-1) 14/16.

Shots:
SKA        5  6  5 -- 16
Avangard   8 12 11 -- 31

Power play: SKA 1/6, Avangard 0/6.
January 17. Saint-Petersburg. SKA Sports Palace. A - 2,200 (2,000).

Line-ups
SKA: Davydov - Syrtsov(4), Gubernatorov - Maslyukov, Babchuk - D.Ivanov, Kozyrev - Cooper(2). Tsvetkov - Koznev - Makarov, Bashkatov(2) - Kerch - Boltunov, Bryzgalov(2) - Kharlamov - Rajsky, Polozov - Petrov(2) - Gorev.
AVANGARD: Ryabykin - Shalnov, Koltsov(2) - Nikitin(2), Rozin - Byakin(6), Zatonsky - Yakubov - Sishinsky, Taratukhin - Saifullin(2) - Subbotin, Chernov - Patera(2) - Vlasak, Perezhogin - Prokopiev - Kharitonov.