Big clashes in Yekaterinburg and Moscow, few newcomers could play for Severstal.

15:00 Avtomobilist (26-4-1) vs. Ak Bars (21-7-3)
About the game

- Avtomobilist is coming into this contest having lost two games in a row.

- Ak Bars is coming into this contest on a 3-game winning streak.

- Avtomobilist is playing the 3rd of three straight home games.

- Ak Bars is playing the 3rd of three straight road games.

- On Thursday, Avtomobilist took goalkeeper Andrei Makarov from Neftekhimik waivers list.

- Dawes has points in 3 straight games, going 2-2-4 over that span.

- Sekac has points in 3 straight games, going 2-1-3 over that span.

Injury list

Avtomobilist: Georgi Belousov, Jakub Kovar, Vitali Popov, Nikita Tryamkin

Ak Bars: Anton Lander (expected out until January 15th, 2019), Fyodor Malykhin, Mikhail Sidorov, Alexander Sharychenkov, Dmitri Yudin

Milestone alert

- Forward Artyom Gareyev is looking to score his 100th career regular season point in the KHL.

- Forward Stanislav Galiyev is looking to suit up for his 100th career KHL game.

15:00 Metallurg (20-11-1) vs. Neftekhimik (13-15-2)
About the game

- Metallurg is coming into this contest having lost two games in a row.

- Neftekhimik is coming into this contest fresh off a loss.

- Metallurg is playing the 2nd of three straight home games.

- Neftekhimik is playing the 3rd of four straight road games.

- The top three scorers for Neftekhimik all come from Finland.

- Long known for his defensive acumen, forward Nikolai Kulemin leads Metallurg with a +11 rating.

Injury list

Neftekhimik: Andrei Sergeyev

15:00 Traktor (12-15-3) vs. Torpedo (16-8-6)
About the game

- Traktor is coming into this contest fresh off a victory.

- Torpedo is also coming into this contest fresh off a victory.

- Traktor is playing the 3rd of five straight home games.

- Torpedo is playing the 2nd of four straight road games.

- Torpedo winger Danil Veryayev may only have two goals and nine points this season, but he leads the team with a +13 rating.

Injury list

Traktor: Alexander Bergstrom, Richard Gynge, Artyom Penkovsky, Evgeny Ryasensky, Alexander Shinin

Torpedo: Pavel Shenfeld, Mikhail Varnakov (expected out until November 30th, 2018)

Milestone alert

- Defenseman Nick Bailen is looking to suit up for his 200th career regular season KHL game.

17:30 Severstal (8-19-4) vs. Dynamo Moscow (11-16-3)
About the game

- Severstal is coming into this contest having lost 4 games in a row.

- Dynamo Moscow is also coming into this contest having lost two games in a row.

- Severstal is playing the 3rd of four straight home games.

- Dynamo is playing the 5th of five straight road games.

- After 31 games, Severstal does not feature even one player with 10 or more points.

- Dynamo top scorers Kagarlitsky and Shipachyov both have 27 points and rank 13th and 14th respectively in KHL scoring.

Injury list

Severstal: Valery Vasilyev, Nikolai Kazakovtsev, Matej Stransky, Carter Ashton

Dynamo: Maxim Afinogenov, Patrik Zackrisson, Daniil Tarasov

Milestone alert

- Defenseman Ilya Nikulin (Dynamo’s captain) is looking to collect his 300th career regular season KHL point.

17:30 CSKA (26-4-0) vs. SKA (23-4-3)
About the game

- CSKA is coming into this contest on an 11-game win streak.

- SKA is also coming into this contest on a 5-game winning streak.

- CSKA is playing the 3rd of four straight home games.

- SKA is playing the 2nd of four straight road games.

- SKA winger Nikita Gusev, one of Team Russia’s biggest heroes at the 2018 Olympic Games, leads the league in scoring with 39 points in 30 games.

- CSKA has beaten SKA twice this season, both times in low-scoring affairs (2-1 in OT and 3-1).

- CSKA goaltender Ilya Sorokin set the franchise record for minutes played without having allowed a goal against. He’s currently at 240:30 straight minutes of shutout hockey.

- The KHL record is currently held by Alexei Murygin who played 302:11 straight minutes without allowing a goal against.

- Teammate Johansson has also played 118:06 straight minutes without allowing a goal against.

- Vey has points in 4 straight games, going 1-3-4 over that span.

Injury list

SKA: Alexander Dergachev, Artyom Zub

Milestone alert

- Forward Sergei Andronov is looking to collect his 100th career regular season KHL point.

- Forward Pavel Datsyuk is looking to collect his 100th career KHL assist.

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Torpedo (Nizhny Novgorod Region) Torpedo (Nizhny Novgorod Region)
Traktor (Chelyabinsk) Traktor (Chelyabinsk)
HC Dynamo (Moscow) HC Dynamo (Moscow)
CSKA (Moscow) CSKA (Moscow)

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