Huge tilt between Ak Bars & Metallurg headlines a day of strong competition, as only Neftekhimik comes in with a losing record.

19:00 Ak Bars (29-8-3) vs. Metallurg (26-13-2)
About the game

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

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

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

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

- Ak Bars defeated Metallurg once this season by a score of 3-2.

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

- Ellison has points in 3 straight games, going 4-2-6 over that span.

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

Injury list

- Ak Bars: Anton Lander, Fyodor Malykhin, Dmitry Yudin

Milestone alert

- Forward Jiri Sekac is looking to suit up for his 300th career KHL game.

19:00 Neftekhimik (15-20-4) vs. Avtomobilist (31-7-1)
About the game

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

- Avtomobilist is also coming into this contest fresh off a loss.

- Neftekhimik is playing the 2nd of three straight road games.

- Avtomobilist is playing the 2nd of three straight road games.

- Neftekhimik defeated Avtomobilist earlier this season by a score of 6-2.

- Dawes has points in 5 straight games, going 5-5-10 over that span.

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

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

Injury list

- Avtomobilist: Georgi Belousov, Vitali Popov, Stanislav Yegorshev, Vyacheslav Litovchenko

19:00 Torpedo (20-13-6) vs. Traktor (17-17-3)

About the game

- Torpedo is coming into this contest having lost its last game.

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

- Torpedo is playing the 4th of a 5-game homestand.

- Traktor is playing 5th of seven straight road games.

- Torpedo defeated Traktor earlier this season 5-3.

- Torpedo features four forwards with between 10-12 goals.

Injury list

- Torpedo: Pavel Makarenko, Kirill Urakov

- Traktor: Danil Gubarev, Nikita Khlystov, Richard Gynge, Igor Polygalov

Milestone alert

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

- Forward Damir Zhafyarov is looking to collect his 100th career KHL point.


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Neftekhimik (Nizhnekamsk) Neftekhimik (Nizhnekamsk)
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Traktor (Chelyabinsk) Traktor (Chelyabinsk)

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