Traktor & Vityaz face off, both in heavy need of as many points as they can get for their respective playoff races!

17:00 Traktor (25-25-3) vs. Vityaz (26-22-5)
About the game

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

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

- Traktor is playing the 1st of five straight home games.

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

- Traktor defeated Vityaz in a close game 4-3 earlier this season.

- Vityaz last won a game in Chelyabinsk on October 29th, 2012, by a score of 4-3 in OT.

Injury list

- Traktor: Nikita Nikitin, Alexander Shinin, Yevgeny Ryasensky (expected to be out until February 11th)

Milestone alert

- Defenseman Alexander Yevseyenkov is looking to collect his 100th career regular season KHL assist.

19:30 Severstal (19-31-4) vs. Lokomotiv (36-15-3)
About the game

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

- Lokomotiv is coming into this contest on a smoking hot 6-game winning streak.

- Severstal is playing the 2nd of four straight home games.

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

- Lokomotiv defeated Severstal earlier this season by the score of 4-1.

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

- Kozun has points in 5 straight games, going 3-2-5 over that span.

- Konovalov has played 149:21 straight minutes without allowing a goal against.

Injury list

- Severstal: Konstantin Korneyev

- Lokomotiv: Petri Kontiola, Pavel Kraskovsky

Milestone alert

- Defenseman Geoff Kinrade is looking to suit up for his 200th career KHL game.

- Forward Stepan Sannikov is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL assist.

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