First home win for Tikhonov
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OCT.8 -- Alex Drozdetsky and Sergei Luchinkin scored two goals each as CSKA got it's  first home win of the season.
   Viktor Tikhonov's squad overcame late third period pressure by Molot-Prikamie, as the visitors scored three times in closing 3:33 after CSKA took a four goals lead.
   "I'm glad we've finally won at home despite playing without our injured captain (Nikolai Pronin)," - said relieved Tikhonov after the game.
   Red Army put an end to a five games loosing streak.

In Nizhnikamsk, Rinat Kasianov had four points (2g, 2a) as Neftekhimik defeated Spartak 6-4. St.Louis' prospect Dmitry Semin had three assists for Moscow side.

Other results: Metallurg Mg - Lada 2-1, Mechel - Salavat Yulaev 2-1, Amur - Dinamo 1-1, Lokomotiv - Severstal 2-1 (OT), Krylia Sovetov - SKA 4-3, Ak Bars - Avangard 8-5.

-- Russian Hockey Insider

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