Spartak Moscow - Mechel Chelyabinsk  4-1 (0:0, 2:1, 2:0)

First period:
No scoring.
Second period:
1-0 SPA  3:55  Bezrukov,8 (Filatov, Upper)  (pp)
1-1 MEC 12:48  Bondarev,2 (Kudinov, Krechin)
2-1 SPA 15:16  Donika,4 (Arekaev, Volkov)
Third period:
3-1 SPA 19:12  Arekaev,10 (Shakhraichuk)  (eng)
4-1 SPA 19:32  Bezrukov,9 (Ignatiev, Upper)

Goaltenders: Plouffe (W,9-24-4) 26/27 - Shevtsov (L,3-10-0) (59:14) 22/25.

Shots:
Spartak  12  8  6 -- 26
Mechel    8  9 10 -- 27

Power play: Spartak 1/5, Mechel 0/3.
January 29. Moscow. Sokolniki Sports Palace. A - 3,200 (4,710).