Torpedo needs to keep racking up points while the window for playoff opportunity continues to close on Sochi and Neftekhimik!

17:00 Torpedo (24-22-9) vs. Neftekhimik (20-30-6)

About the game

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

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

- Torpedo is playing the 2nd of two straight home games.

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

- The two teams have faced each other three times this season. Neftekhimik won the first two games 4-3 in OT and 3-1, but lost the third contest 5-3.

- Torpedo features 13 players with 16 or more points. Calof and Parshin lead the way with 37 apiece.

- Neftekhimik sports six players with 20 or more points. Two more points from Padakin and that total will rise to seven.

Injury list

- Torpedo: Stanislav Galimov

Milestone alert

- Forward Ildar Shiksatdarov is looking to suit up for his 100th career KHL game.

17:00 Sochi (23-22-10) vs. Lokomotiv (37-15-4)
About the game

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

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

- Sochi is on a 1-game homestand.

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

- The two teams have faced each other three times this season. Sochi won the first two games 2-1 and 3-2 in OT while Lokomotiv took the third match 1-0.

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

Injury list

- Sochi: Dmitri Lugin, Nikita Shchitov, Oleg Pogorishny, Stepan Starkov, Dmitry Arkhipov, Denis Mosalyov

- Lokomotiv: Petri Kontiola, Pavel Kraskovsky Suspensions

- Sochi: Damir Rakhimullin will sit out this game while serving the 1st of a three game suspension.

- Lokomotiv: Grigory Denisenko will sit out this game while serving the 1st of a two game suspension.

Milestone alert

- Defenseman Yuri Alexandrov is hoping to collect his 100th career regular season KHL point.

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


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