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Danis Zaripov will try to tie the Russia Championship record, Zurich will become the 44th city to host KHL game.

12:30 Amur (9-17-4) vs. Sibir (8-20-3)
About the game

- Amur is coming into this contest having won its last game.

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

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

- Sibir is playing the 1st of three straight road games.

- Amur has lost 7 consecutive home games to Sibir, with its last victory against the Siberian team having come on November 22nd, 2012, by a score of 3-1.

- Krasikov has played 66:49 straight minutes of shutout hockey.

- Murygin has played 70:10 straight minutes of shutout hockey.

Injury list

Amur: Maxim Kondratyev, Pavel Turbin

Sibir: Samvel Mnatsyan, Oleg Piganovich

Milestone alert

- Forward Vyacheslav Ushenin is looking to collect his 100th career KHL point.

- Defenseman Michal Jordan is looking to suit up for his 100th career regular season KHL game.

17:00 Metallurg (21-11-1) vs. Torpedo (17-8-6)
About the game

- Metallurg is coming into this contest fresh off a win.

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

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

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

- Torpedo does currently have even one player among the KHL’s top 25 scorers that span.

- Shore has points in 3 straight games, going 0-3-3 over that span.

Injury list

Torpedo: Pavel Shenfeld, Mikhail Varnakov, Kirill Urakov (expected out until December 21st, 2018)

19:00 Ak Bars (22-7-3) vs. Neftekhimik (13-15-3)
About the game

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

- Ak Bars is coming into this contest on a 4-game winning streak.

- Neftekhimik is playing the 4th of four straight home games.

- Ak Bars is playing the 1st of four straight road games.

- These teams have already played two times this season, both in Nizhnekamsk, where Ak Bars won 2-1 and lost 3-2 in OT

- Zaripov is looking to tie Kalyuzhny’s record for games played in Russian Championship. If he suits up today, he’d do just that coming in at 1163 games in Russia’s top circuit.

- Sekac has points in 4 straight games, going 4-1-5 over that span.

- Zaripov has points in 3 straight games, going 0-5-5 over that span.

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

Injury list

Neftekhimik: Andrei Sergeyev

Ak Bars: Anton Lander, Fyodor Malykhin, Mikhail Sidorov, Alexander Sharychenkov, Dmitri Yudin

Milestone alert

- Forward Pavel Zdunov is looking to suit up for his 300th career regular season KHL game.

- Forward Jiri Sekac is looking to collect his 100th career regular season assist in the KHL.

19:30 Dynamo Moscow (12-16-3) vs. Jokerit (20-5-4)
About the game

- Dynamo Moscow is coming into this contest having won its last game.

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

- Dynamo is playing the 1st of two straight home games.

- Jokerit is playing the 1st of two straight road games.

- Shipachyov is tied for 4th overall in the KHL for assists, having collected 21 in 31 games.

- Jokerit lost seven consecutive matches of Dynamo in the KHL

- O'Neill has points in 4 straight games, going 2-5-7 over that span.

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

Injury list

Dynamo: Maxim Afinogenov, Patrik Zackrisson, Daniil Tarasov

Jokerit: Peter Regin, Eemeli Rasanen, Marko Anttila, Nicklas Jensen

Milestone alert

- Forward Andrei Alexeyev is looking to suit up for his 100th career KHL game.

- Defenseman Tommi Kivisto is looking to suit up for his 100th career KHL game.

19:30 CSKA (27-4-0) vs. Vityaz (13-16-2)
About the game

- CSKA is coming into this contest on an 12-game winning streak.

- Vityaz is coming into this contest on a 2-game winning streak.

- CSKA is playing the 4th of four straight home games.

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

- Grigorenko has points in three straight games, going 1-5-6 over that span.

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

- Vityaz top scorer is Miro Aaltonen who has 26 points in 31 games. That’s good for 16th overall in the KHL.

Injury list

Vityaz: Pavel Chernov

Milestone alert

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

21:30 Dinamo Riga (14-13-2) vs. SKA (23-5-3)
About the game

- Dinamo Riga is coming into this contest fresh off a victory.

- SKA is coming into this contest fresh off a loss to CSKA, which saw an end to its 5-game winning streak.

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

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

- Karpov has points in 3 straight games, having gone 1-2-3 over that span.

- Dinamo has lost each of its last five games against SKA.

- For Dinamo, the arena in Zurich, Switzerland today will serve as the 7th(!) arena where they’ve carried out a home game in the KHL.

- Bilyalov has played 98:02 straight minutes of shutout hockey.

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

Injury list

Dinamo: Gunars Skvorcovs

SKA: Alexander Dergachev, Artyom Zub

Milestone alert

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

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