Neftekhimik and Sibir meet up in a direct battle to keep in striking distance of the 8th and final playoff spot in the East, with Traktor 3 points ahead of Sibir and 6 ahead of Neftekhimik!

Avtomobilist will clinch the first overall ranking in the Eastern Conference if Barys loses in regular time.

12:30 Admiral (19-33-5) vs. Salavat (30-20-9)

About the game

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

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

- Admiral is playing the 2nd of five straight home games.

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

- Salavat defeated Admiral by a score of 3-1 in the teams’ first meeting of the season, but lost the second meeting 2-1 in OT.

- Omark’s 39 assists are good for 3rd in the KHL behind Gusev (60) and Shipachyov (44).

Injury list

- Salavat: Pyotr Khokhryakov

Milestone alert

- Forward Maxim Mayorov hoping to suit up for his 300th career KHL game.

12:30 Amur (16-32-9) vs. Avangard (37-17-5)

About the game

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

- Avangard is coming into this contest having won 2 games in a row.

- Amur is playing the 2nd of five straight home games.

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

- Avangard has defeated Amur in all three meetings thus far this season, once 4-3 in OT and twice by the score of 3-0.

- Amur has not been able to beat Avangard in the last three games in Khabarovsk.

- Pyanov has points in 3 straight games, going 1-4-5 over that span.

- Nalimov has played 69:28 straight minutes without allowing a goal against.

- Bobkov has played 67:02 straight minutes without allowing a goal against.

Injury list

- Amur: Pavel Turbin, Artyom Zhelezkov, Igor Rudenkov, Alexei Murygin

- Avangard: Karri Ramo, Alexei Emelin

Milestone alert

- Forward Kirill Semenov is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL point.

16:30 Barys (36-12-9) vs. Kunlun (19-29-9)

About the game

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

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

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

- Kunlun is playing the 4th of six straight road games.

- Sibir defeated Barys once this season by a score of 3-1, but also lost to Barys beforehand by a score of 4-1.

- Petersson has points in 4 straight games, going 5-4-9 over that span.

- Cormier has points in 4 straight games, going 0-4-4 over that span.

Injury list

- Barys: Curtis Valk

- Kunlun: Marc-André Gragnani, Johan Sundstrom, Cory Kane, Josh Nicholls, Oskars Bartulis, Ville Lajunen

Milestone alert

- Defenseman Kirill Polokhov is hoping to suit up for his 100th career KHL game.

19:00 Neftekhimik (22-30-6) vs. Sibir (24-29-5)

About the game

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

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

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

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

- Neftekhimik defeated Sibir once this season by a score of 4-3.

- Prince has points in 5 straight games, going 3-3-6 over that span.

Injury list

- Neftekhimik: Juuso Puustinen (expected to be out until February 19th)

- Sibir: Konstantin Alexeyev, Samvel Mnatsyan, Vladimir Pervushin

Milestone alert

- Defenseman Oleg Piganovich is hoping to collect his 100th career KHL assist.


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