A good handful of games on tap sees SKA and CSKA continue their race for first overall in the KHL!

Jokerit can ensure that it will kick off the KHL playoffs with home-ice advantage if it wins its games against Dynamo Moscow.

17:00 Metallurg (37-18-2) vs. Vityaz (27-23-7)

About the game

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

- Vityaz is coming into this contest on a 3-game losing streak.

- Metallurg is on a 1-game homestand.

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

- Metallurg defeated Vityaz earlier this season by a score of 4-1.

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

Injury list

- Metallurg: Yevgeni Biryukov

- Vityaz: Alexander Semin

Milestone alert

- Defenseman Alexei Bereglazov is looking to suit up for his 300th career KHL game.

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

17:00 Traktor (26-28-3) vs. Severstal (20-34-4)

About the game

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

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

- Traktor is playing the 5th of five straight home games.

- Severstal is playing the 2nd of two straight road games.

- The teams have faced each other twice this season. Severstal won the first game 4-0 while Traktor took the second 2-1.

- This will be the last road game of the season for Severstal.

- Stoa (11) and Szczechura (10) are the only two players who skate for Traktor who have double digits in goals this season. as points in 4 straight games, going 0-7-7 over that span.

Injury list

- Traktor: Alexander Shinin, Yevgeny Ryasensky, Paul Szczechura

- Severstal: Konstantin Korneyev, Alexei Artamkin, Sergei Kuptsov

Milestone alert

- Forward Yevgeny Bodrov is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL assist.

19:00 Lokomotiv (39-15-4) vs. Torpedo (24-24-10)

About the game

- Lokomotiv is coming into this contest having won its last 2 games.

- Torpedo is coming into this contest on a 3-game losing streak.

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

- Torpedo is playing the 3rd of three straight road games.

- Lokomotiv defeated Torpedo once this season by a tight score of 4-3 in OT. However, Torpedo has won the two other contests between these two teams by scores of 4-2 and 3-2 in OT.

- Isayev has played 80:33 straight minutes of shutout hockey.

Injury list

- Lokomotiv: Petri Kontiola, Pavel Kraskovsky

- Torpedo: Mathew Bodie, Stanislov Galimov

Milestone alert

- Defenseman Jakub Nakladal is looking to suit up for his 300th career KHL game.

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

- Forward Denis Alexeyev is hoping to suit up for his 100th career regular season KHL game.

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

19:30 Ak Bars (36-16-5) vs. CSKA (48-9)

About the game

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

- CSKA is coming into this contest on a 5-game winning streak.

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

- CSKA is playing the 4th of four straight road games.

- CSKA has dealt with Ak Bars somewhat handedly this season, winning 5-0, 4-2, and 5-4.

- Today’s contest is the last road game of the season for CSKA.

- CSKA is looking to tie the KHL record for wins in the regular season, which is 49.

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

- Sorokin has played 146:47 straight minutes of shutout hockey.

Injury list

- Ak Bars: Emil Garipov, Alexei Potapov, Andrei Pedan

Milestone alert

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

19:30 Spartak Moscow (28-22-8) vs. SKA (44-8-5)

About the game

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

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

- Spartak is playing the 4th of four straight home games.

- SKA is on a 1-game road trip.

- SKA has defeated Spartak three times this season, namely 2-1, 6-0, and 3-2 in OT.

- Spartak last beat SKA at home in Moscow on November 30th, 2012, by a score of 6-1.

- This is the last home game of the season for Spartak.

- Gusev continues to clearly lead the KHL in scoring with 74 points, of which 60 are assists.

Injury list

- Spartak: Andrei Kuteikin, Alexei Grishin

- SKA: Yevgeny Ketov, Artyom Zemchyonok

Milestone alert

- Forward Kaspars Daugavins is hoping to collect his 200th career KHL point.

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

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

19:30 Dynamo Moscow (31-21-5) vs. Jokerit (35-16-6)

About the game

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

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

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

- Jokerit is playing the 6th of seven straight road games.

- Dynamo has definitely had the upper hand on Jokerit this season, having won 2-0, 4-3 in OT, and 3-2.

- In fact, Jokerit has lost its last 10 games against Dynamo Moscow.

Injury list

- Dynamo: Andrei Alexeyev, Maxim Afinogenov, Miika Koivisto, Ivan Muranov, Daniil Tarasov, Vyacheslav Kulemin

Milestone alert

- Defenseman Pekka Jormakka is looking to suit up for his 200th career KHL game.

20:30 Slovan (14-40-3) vs. Dinamo Minsk (16-33-8)
About the game

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

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

- Slovan is playing the 5th of five straight home games.

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

- Dinamo has defeated Slovan in all three contests between the two teams this season by scores of 2-1, 5-3, and 4-2.

- This contest will be the last home game of the season for Slovan.

Injury list

- Slovan: Andrei Meszaros

- Minsk: Dmitry Buinitsky, Alexander Pavlovich, Denis Osipov, Kirill Gotovets, Andrei Stepanov, Andrei Kostitsyn


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