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Backstrom keeps Dynamo top of KHL (VIDEO)

Published time: November 27, 2012 07:47
Edited time: November 27, 2012 11:47

Dynamo’s Nicklas Backstrom (C) helps protect his team’s goals from Evgeny Kovyrshin of Severstal (RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenko)

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SKA Saint Petersburg have fired coach, Milos Rhia, despite going joint-top of the KHL with Dynamo Moscow, who had birthday boy, Nicklas Backstrom, to thank for their stunning comeback against Severstal.

­The Washington Capitals frontline – Ovechkin and Backstrom – has been reunited in the KHL, rocking and rolling for reigning champions, Dynamo.

The week saw the Blue-and-Whites still top of the league, with the Swede making it an impressive 15 points in just ten games.

The Muscovite side also produced the top comeback of the last seven days against Severstal, returning from three goals down to collect a 5-3 win.

Dynamo’s first line celebrated Backstrom’s birthday by producing four goals in the Russian capital.  

Meanwhile, Lokomotiv's goalie, Semen Varlamov, has got his third shutout in 12 KHL games so far.

He saved 34 shots to help the Yaroslavl young guns thrash CSKA 4-0 on the road to feel confident in the league's top five

Click the VIDEO to check out the most stunning tackles and goals from Game Week 11 of the Kontinental Hockey League.

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HC Lokomotiv goalie, Semyon Varlamov (RIA Novosti / Jaroslav Neelov)
HC Lokomotiv goalie, Semyon Varlamov (RIA Novosti / Jaroslav Neelov)