Atlant fails to claim top spot in KHL
Atlant opened with the first goal of the game, but Spartak answered with four goals and won the match 4-1.
Spartak saw four different players make it onto the score sheet.
Staying in the Bobrov Division, it was a one-man show in Novokuznetsk.
Czech forward Milo-slav Gor-zhava netted a goal in each of the three periods to bag his first hat-trick of the season and lead Metallurg to a 3-1 win over his former team, Severstal.
In the last match of the day, there was a surprise defeat for SKA, as Traktor snapped their 10-game winning streak with a 4-1 drubbing.