This week, the four remaining teams in the playoff stage of the KHL Championship begin competing for a place in the Gagarin Cup finals. The format is the traditional best-of-seven contest, with the higher-placed team in the Conference standings enjoying home advantage in Game 1, 2, and if necessary, Game 5 and 7. The team with the lower ranking is at home in Game 3, 4, and if necessary, Game 6.

The Conference final pairings (each team’s seeding is shown in brackets) and dates are as follows:

Western Conference final:

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SKA (2) – Lokomotiv (4)

Game 1: Thursday, March 23 – SKA vs Lokomotiv – 19:30
Game 2: Saturday, March 25 – SKA vs Lokomotiv – 17:00
Game 3: Monday, March 27 – Lokomotiv vs SKA – 19:00
Game 4: Wednesday, March 29 – Lokomotiv vs SKA – 19:00
*Game 5: Friday, March 31 – SKA vs Lokomotiv – 19:30
*Game 6: Sunday, March 2 – Lokomotiv vs SKA – 17:00
*Game 7: Tuesday, March 4 – SKA vs Lokomotiv – 19:30 

* If necessary
All times are Moscow time (GMT+3)

Eastern Conference final:

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Metallurg Magnitogorsk (1) – Ak Bars (3)

Game 1: Friday, March 24 – Metallurg vs Ak Bars – 17:00
Game 2: Sunday, March 26 – Metallurg vs Ak Bars – 15:00
Game 3: Tuesday, March 28 – Ak Bars vs Metallurg – 19:00
Game 4: Thursday, March 30 – Ak Bars vs Metallurg – 19:00
*Game 5: Saturday, March 1 – Metallurg vs Ak Bars – 15:00
*Game 6: Monday, March 3 – Ak Bars vs Metallurg – 19:00
*Game 7: Wednesday, March 5 – Metallurg vs Ak Bars – 17:00

* If necessary
All times are Moscow time (GMT+3)

Richard Delacy,
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