In St. Petersburg, Moscow Dynamo played just perfectly and gave the current holders no chance — 4:0. Played brilliantly by the goalkeeper "Dynamo" Alexander Eremenko reflected all 34 shots. "White-blue" took the lead in the series 2-1.

The first confrontation of the series in Nizhny Novgorod between the teams former colleagues of Peteris Skudra and Dmitry Quarter ended in favor of the winner of the regular season. This was facilitated primarily goals by Stefan Da Costa and Denis Denisov. Very quickly, the torpedo narrowed the gap to a minimum (Alexander Budkin) and the last five minutes played the majority after removal until the end of the match CSKA Andronov. Save, however, match the owners of the ice failed. Moreover, they conceded the third goal in an empty net— 1:3.

Latvian footballer of "torpedo" Kaspars Daugavins is, as usual, had the biggest game in team (20:44), for which once threw on goal. He spent one power reception, won 7 of 13 face-offs and earned a negative indicator "-1".

Here CSKA Moscow took the lead (2-1) while the following matches in this series will also take St. Petersburg and Nizhny Novgorod on March 13.

The Gagarin Cup. 1/4 final (third matches):

SKA (St.-Petersburg) — Dynamo (Moscow) 0:4 (0:1, 0:2, 0:1)
0:1 — Igumnov — 15:43 (4x5).
0:2 — Pestushko (Bryukvin, Tereshchenko) — 23:12.
0:3 — Gorovikov (Osipov) — 36:23 (5x4).
0:4 — Tarasov— 57:20.

Throws: 34 — 26
Goalies: Mikko Koskinen — Eremenko.
Fine: 6 — 12
Account in the series: 1-2.

Torpedo (Nizhny Novgorod) — CSKA (Moscow) 1:3 (0:1, 0:0, 1:2)
0:1 — Da Costa (Denisov, proposed) — 08:13 (5x4).
0:2 — Denisov (Zharkov) — 45:54.
1:2 — Budkin (Pepeliaev, Galuzin) — 47:19 (4x4).
1:3 — Korotkov — 59:20 (en).

Throws: 17 — 30
Goalkeepers: Proskuryakov — Sorokin.
Fine: 18 — 41
Account in the series: 1-2.