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Sochi, Spartak, and Torpedo all looking to create more space from their suitors while Ak Bars looks to build a winning streak of its own!

19:00 Ak Bars (35-16-5) vs. Torpedo (24-22-10)

About the game

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

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

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

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

- Ak Bars has already defeated Torpedo – a team desperate for points at this juncture – three times this season, 4-2, 4-3 in OT, and 5-1.

- If there were a so-called Cy Young award given out in the KHL, winger Klinkhammer would be hot in the running. He’s got just 22 points this season, but 18 of them are goals.

- Torpedo is sporting 7 players with 11 or more goals. Calof leads the way with 20.

Injury list

- Ak Bars: Emil Garipov, Alexei Potapov

19:30 Spartak Moscow (27-21-8) vs. Sochi (23-23-10)
About the game

- Spartak Moscow is coming into this contest having lost its last 3 games.

- Sochi is coming into this contest on a 2-game losing streak.

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

- Sochi is on a 1-game road trip.

- Spartak has defeated Sochi twice this season, both times in overtime, 3-2 and 2-1.

- Daugavins recently took over the team lead in scoring for Spartak. He now has 13 goals and 35 points.

- Defenseman Kulik only has 8 points, but he leads Spartak by a country mile in +/- with a +16 rating.

- Swedish center Rosen leads Sochi in scoring with 27 assists and 40 points. But that only places him 22nd overall in KHL scoring.

Injury list

- Spartak: Andrei Kuteikin (expected to be out until March 1st)

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

Milestone alert

- Forward Enver Lisin is hoping to collect his 100th career regular season KHL assist.

- Defenseman Mikhail Grigoryev is hoping to suit up for his 400th career KHL game.

- Defenseman Dmitry Vishnevsky is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL point.

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

- Forward Sergei Schmelyov is hoping to suit up for his 300th career regular season KHL game.

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Ak Bars (Kazan) Ak Bars (Kazan)
Spartak (Moscow) Spartak (Moscow)
Torpedo (Nizhny Novgorod Region) Torpedo (Nizhny Novgorod Region)
HC Sochi (Sochi) HC Sochi (Sochi)

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