- Vityaz is coming into this contest fresh off a win.
- Dinamo Minsk is coming into this contest on a 4-game losing streak.
- Dinamo is on a 1-game road trip.
- Buinitsky has points in 3 straight games, going 2-1-3 over that span.
Vityaz: Pavel Chernov
- Forward Gennady Stolyarov is looking to collect his 100th career assist in the KHL. He currently has 98.
- Jokerit is coming into this contest fresh off a victory.
- Slovan is even coming into this contest on a 6-game losing streak.
- Jokerit is playing this one game at home before hitting the road.
- Slovan is playing the 3rd of three straight road games.
- Recent addition Kristian Vesalainen scored a power play goal in his season and KHL debut with Jokerit, a 4-1 victory over Dinamo Minsk.
Jokerit: Peter Regin, Marko Anttila, Nicklas Jensen
Jokerit: Defenseman Sami Lepisto will miss this contest while serving a 1-game suspension.
- Goaltender Ryan Zapolski is hoping to win his 50th career regular season KHL game.